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Monday, November 14, 2022
Starts at 6:00pm (Mountain time)
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
10:00 - 11:00am (Mountain time)
John Michael Bustos
03/28/1938 - 11/05/2022
John Michael Bustos passed away November 5 in Sheridan at the VA.
He was born 3/28/1938 in Powell, Wyoming to Isidro and Rosie Bustos. Graduated 1957 from Powell High School. John joined the Wyoming National Guard before he finished High School. In 1961, he went active duty in the Army at Fort Lewis, Washington for the Berlin Crisis. John served in Germany and Vietnam. Getting out of Active Duty and rejoining the Wyoming Guard in 1968.
John worked many jobs before starting work for Texaco Oil, retiring from there when he was 58. However, John’s passion was always serving in the Military. Even after retiring from the guard as First Sergeant he started the Powell Veteran’s Honor Guard to still serve the Military in Honoring the burial of our Deceased Veterans. He also enjoyed traveling to the 11th Armored Cavalry reunions to visit his Vietnam buddies.
John was blessed with four children; Frank Bustos, Theresa Crum, Tyler Bustos and Kelly Bustos and eight grandchildren.
In 1999, John married Patti Eichler and gained two step children Julie and Jeff Eichler.
John is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Charlie and Henry. He is survived by brother Phillip, wife Patti and her family, sons Frank, Tyler (Michele), Kelly (Nikki); daughter Theresa (Terry) and 11 grandchildren. He is also survived by Special Goddaughter Shawn Hubbard and her family.
A Rosary Service will be held at St Barbara’s Catholic Church on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 (Time to be announced)
Memorial Mass will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 10:00 am
followed by burial at Crown Hill Cemetery.