December 10, 1946 ~ December 18, 2003
Louis F. 'Chief' Lobato, 57, passed away Dec. 17, 2003. A Native American with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, he was born in Richmond, Calif. to the union of Roy Lobato and Lupe Lopez Robles Lobato. His mother, Lupe; brother, Manuel; step-sister, Earlene Lobato; and three grandchildren precede him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory, his sons, Louie (Tammy) Lobato and Chris (Tracy) Lobato; stepdaughter, Yolanda (Chris) Ramos, all of Pueblo; father, Roy (Nora) Lobato; brother, Mike of Pueblo; sister, Virginia of Calif.; twelve grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and the Tafoya family. Also survived by his family of 'Sober Riders' and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe in Tucson, Ariz. Chief served in the U.S. Marines and was honorably discharged in 1968. He retired in 2001 as a nurse at the Tucson VA Hospital. Chief loved riding his Harley, loved his women and enjoyed time with all his family. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. The family thanks the hospice and doctors in Tucson and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their care and kindness.