Juan Ramiro Anaya, 67, of rural Scottsbluff met with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Regional West Medical Center. There will be a private family only visitation held. A Rosary will be recited at 6 PM on Friday at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Thomas Vijumon. Cremation will follow the service. A complete obituary will be in the Friday edition. Online condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com
Juan was born May 24, 1953 at Villa Ocampo Durango, Mexico to Severino Anaya and Antonia Holguin Anaya. He received his education in Mexico. The family moved to the United States in 1969 living in Colorado, Washington, and finally Torrington, Wyoming. He was united in marriage to Catherina Garcia on June 25, 1976 in Torrington.
The couple moved to Scottsbluff, Nebraska where they made their home and raised their family. Juan ranched and raised cattle and roosters north of Scottsbluff. He attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. His greatest joys were spending time with this family.
Juan is survived by his wife Catherina; son Ramiro (Acerina) Anaya and family: Juan Lorenzo (Alyssa Leach), Sophia, and Angelica Anaya all of Scottsbluff; daughter Melissa (Tyler) Kersenbrock and family: Alexys, Ayden, and Addisyn Kersenbrock all of Scottsbluff; son Rogelio (Brigitte) Anaya and family: Josiah, Alyssa, and Bailee Anaya; great-grandson Anthony Joseph Anaya all of Scottsbluff; siblings: Ramoncita Avila of Mexico, Refugio Anaya of Scottsbluff, Gabriel (Dahlia) Anaya of Scottsbluff, Amador Anaya (Jennifer Rivera) of Las Vegas, NV, Carmela (Miguel) Ramirez of Gering, and Luis (Oralia) Holguin of Las Vegas, NV; dogs Suzie, Cookie, Prince, and Cutie; and several extended family members.
Juan was welcomed in heaven by his parents, his in-laws Francisco and Catarina Garcia, brother-in-law Carlos Avila, grandson Santiago Anaya uncle whom he deeply admired Jose M. Anaya, and niece Jessica Holguin