On Monday, June 6, 2022, Fidel, a loving husband and father passed away at the age of 62 due to complications of esophageal cancer.
Fidel was born on April 18, 1960, in Chihuahua, Mexico to Jose and Josefa Portillo. On December 28, 1996, he married the love of his life, Maria Elena Portillo. They raised three beautiful children.
Fidel had a passion for handiwork and home improvement. He always loved having a project to work on and tools to play with. He loved the Denver Broncos, especially when he watched them with the family. He was known for his heart of gold, open arms, kind and compassionate spirit. He leaves behind a legacy of how important family truly is.
Fidel was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Jose, Regulo, Arturo, and sister Manuela. He is survived by his wife Maria, his three children, Monica, Josue, and Adrian, his brother Eleuterio, and his two sisters Beatriz and Soledad. Along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday June 10, 2022 at 9:30 am at Starks Funeral Parlor, followed by a graveside service at 1:00 pm at Valley View Memorial Park, 4335 West 4100 South, West Valley City, UT.