Daniel R. Acuna, 56, passed away May 17, 2008. Survived by his wife, Brenda Loberg of Pueblo; children, Amy Acuna, Miguel Acuna and Daniel Acuna; siblings, David Acuna of Rio Rancho, N.M., Michael (Helena) Atlas-Acuna of Pueblo, Arlene (Richard) Tonkin of Walnut Creek, Calif. and Rene (Denise) Acuna of Indian Head, N.C.; uncle, Armando Lugo; nieces and nephews, Daniel Fredericks, Carolina Acuna, Derek Pickens, Carisa Acuna, Erin Acuna, Andre Acuna, Tiffany (Charles) Charleson and Sara Atlas-Acuna (Christopher Garrison); and numerous grand-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Dora Lugo Acuna. Daniel was born March 9, 1952, in Loma Linda, Calif. He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was an automobile salesman in Pueblo, Colorado Springs and California. Daniel also owned Senor Acuna's Taquitos, a catering business, in Colorado Springs. He loved to work with arts and crafts, including leather working, and could fix anything. Everyone appreciated Daniel's great sense of humor and infectious laugh. He was a member of Temple Emanuel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Rabbinic Intern Roberta Becker officiating. Interment will follow at B'nai Jacob Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Emanuel, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dear Mike and family,

    I am sorry to hear abut Danny. The pain of losing a brother is hard, but you will always have him in your heart. Remember the good times.

    Phyllis and Allen

  2. Dear David, Mike, and Family,

    I am very sorry to hear of Daniel’s death. May Hashem bless and keep you all.

  3. ii was very sorry to hear about Danny will always rember his laught and enjoment of food take care that he is no longer in pain rose c

  4. Mike and David….I am so saddened by this event. Not knowing Danny well, I did enjoy his company the times I was with him. You are right about his sense of humor – it was great! My sincere sympathy to you and your families. The two of you were “good” brothers to the end!
    Sincerely, Linda Nauerth

  5. I want to share my deepest sympathy with you. It is very difficult to lose a family member that is so dear to your heart. Know that he is at peace and in a better place.

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