Joe B. “Harold” Gurule

June 22nd, 1930March 9th, 2021

Joe B. “Harold” Gurule, 90 of Lafayette, passed away March 9, 2021. Harold was born June 22, 1930 in Denver, Colorado to John and Mary (Gonzales) Gurule.

At the age of 16, he began working for Gates Rubber Company. Harold attended Lafayette High School and Front Range Community College. He was drafted into the United States Army where he served during the Korean War. When Harold returned from his service, he went back to work for Gates where he worked until his retirement.

Harold enjoyed traveling and bowling and was known to be a great dancer. He was loved by many and will truly be missed.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents and four siblings: Gilbert, Sam and John, Jr. Gurule and Elaine Lucero. He is survived by his brother, Mel (Margo) Gurule and several nieces and nephews.


Rosary will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 24 with mass following at  11:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette. Interment to follow at Lafayette City Cemetery.






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You will be missed, rest in peace Uncle Harold