Alfred Gurule, age 80, passed away on January 13, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Alfred was a graduate of Valley High School in 1960, where he met the love of his life, Mary Helen. They later married in 1963 and had two daughters, Maria, and Darlene. He worked as a machine operator for Creamland Dairies Company, where he retired.
He was preceded in death by his parents Petronelia and Abel Gurule Sr, his beloved wife and high school sweetheart, Mary Helen Gurule of 52 years, his sister Annie Ortega, and his brother, Abel Gurule Jr.
Alfred is survived by his daughter, Maria Romero (husband Tim), daughter, Darlene Gamino (husband Jason), granddaughter, Ashley Unale (fiancé Andrew), grandson, Joshua Unale (fiancé Amanda), granddaughter, Savannah Romero, granddaughter, Alexandria Unale, granddaughter, Isleana Romero, great grandson, Ethan James Rodriguez, great granddaughter, Serenity Sedillo, sister, Sophia Benavidez, God daughter, Esperanza Duran, God daughter Debbie Sanchez, God son Lucas Paez, and many nieces and nephews.
Alfred was and outdoorsman. He loved spending time with his family camping, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed tying his own fishing flies and showing his daughters all there was to know about fishing. Alfred was always ready to take out the boat and hit the lake or go out with family on a hunting trip.
Alfred was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and became a 4th degree Brother Knight. He participated in many church activities with the KOC, such as bingo, church fiestas, and serving Lenten dinners.