Erminio F. Andreatta
July 28, 2013
Erminio F. Andreatta, 91, of La Veta died July 28th, 2013 from acute complications of congestive heart failure.
Preceded in death by his loving wife, Theresa; parents, Emilio and Rosa Andreatta; brothers, Ermer and August Andreatta; and sisters, Linda Zancanella, Sara Moltrer, and Sylvia Pfaffenhauser.
Erminio is survived by his son David (Cindy) Andreatta along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.
A life-long La Veta and Yellowstone resident and well-known local rancher, Erminio was always ready with a stubby-finger poke; a tease, joke, amusing story; or primed for the ultimate elk hunt. The ornery twinkle in his kind blue eyes will be sorely missed.
Services arranged by Boies-Ortega Funeral Home in Walsenburg, CO. Vigil Rosary, was held at 6:00 p.m., July 31st, and Funeral Mass, 10:00 a.m., August 1st, services both to be held at Christ the King Catholic Church in La Veta, CO. Interment at La Veta Cemetery will follow the funeral.
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