Richard Cortese went home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family on January 29th, 2022 following a short hospital stay.
Rick was born in Pueblo, Colorado on October 24th, 1953. He worked in the bread industry for 40 years, working his way up from a route sales person to Director of Sales. He worked for Rainbo in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Albuquerque. He worked for Holsum bakery in Tucson and Phoenix and retired 4 years ago at age 64.
He is survived by his wife Sherry, his daughters Farrah (Donnie) Epplen, Julie (Josh) Mondragon, grandchildren Devin, Alyssa, BreeAnna, Meghann Epplen, Jaxon & Jade Mondragon, and great-grandhildren Sebastian & EllieAnna Orozco, his mother Elizabeth Cortese and brothers Joseph & Michael Cortese.
Viewing Monday, February 7th at Marana Mortuary at 10:00 with burial following at 11:00.