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Joseph Patrick Obechina

September 1, 1963 April 8, 2019
Joseph Patrick Obechina
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Joseph Patrick Obechina, son of the late Edward Joseph Obechina and Della Richards Obechina was born September 1, 1963 in Laguna California. He was raised in Colorado from 1964 to his death. He graduated from Green Mountain High School in 1981. He joined the Marine Corp in 1983 and continued in the Marine Corp Active Reserve until being honorably discharged in 1989 as a Sergeant. In 1987 he joined the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Joe covered many areas while there including working in the jail, work release, transportation, booking, patrol, SORT, criminal investigations, auto and drug task forces. He retired after 29 years of service.



His life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children: Nichole (Charles) Hemming, Shana (Daniel) Lauffer, Brianna (David) Engstrom, Jordan Obechina; eight grandchildren Kaydn Smiley, Ryin Smiley, Jess Ramirez, Nico Hemming, Antonio Hemming, Adalyn Obechina, Samuel Lauffer and Evelyn Lauffer; sister, Bridget Obechina; sister, Desiree (Mike) Dallas; sister, Rochelle Obechina; sister, Renee Rice; brother, Jeff (Amber) Obechina; numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and a host of devoted friends and extended family.

"In lieu of flowers Joe requested that donations be made to the MC 1 Foundation" or to The American Cancer Society.





About M 1: The MC1 Foundation’s primary purpose is to provide financial support to public service employees and/or their families in the event that they are hurt or killed while on duty providing service for their communities.



Website:



http://www.mc1foundation.com/

Reception - Tuesday 4/23/2019 1:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall #3
15200 W 6th Avenue
Golden, CO 80401
 BBQ, Tea, Lemonade and Dessert will be provided by Bennett’s BBQ
(No Alcohol will be provided)


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Previous Events

Recitation of the Rosary

Monday

22

Apr

7:00 PM 4/22/2019 7:00:00 PM
Christ on The Mountain Catholic Church

13922 West Utah Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228

Christ on The Mountain Catholic Church
13922 West Utah Avenue Lakewood 80228 CO
United States

Catholic Burial

Tuesday

23

Apr

11:00 AM 4/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Christ on The Mountain Catholic Church

13922 West Utah Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228

Christ on The Mountain Catholic Church
13922 West Utah Avenue Lakewood 80228 CO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fort Logan National Cemetery Final Resting Place

3698 S. Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO 80236

3698 S. Sheridan Blvd Denver 80236 CO
United States
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