Fernando G. Orozco died Feb. 16, 2011. His family wrote he was surrounded by family and died peacefully at his home.
He was born June 11, 1926 in El Paso, Texas. He received a diesel engineering degree and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was a 39-year resident of Juneau. He worked as a merchant in hospitality and as a carpenter.
He is survived by his wive Lourdes Orozco; daughter Victoria Orozco; son Alejandro Orozco; and grandchild Kevin Orozco.
A service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Dr.