Obituary: Chris C. Loreno |

Obituary: Chris C. Loreno

Minden resident since 1990; served in U.S. Navy

Chris C. Loreno, 84, died Dec. 28, 2003, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Carson City.

He was born April 22, 1919 to Ben Loreno and Mary Ferraro in Maxwell, N.M.

Chris served in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1947, when he moved to southern Calif. with is wife of 57 years, Marjorie Loreno. He went to work in Special Effects for Universal Studios before retiring in 1981. The two moved to Minden in 1990.

Surviving are brother Sam Loreno; sisters Clara Jepsen and Carol Arsena; and many nieces and nephews. Chris will be missed by all for his good nature and willingness to help others.

Viewing will take place today from 10 to 11 a.m. at FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville, with the funeral service taking place at 11 a.m.

Burial will take place at Eastside Memorial Park in Minden.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Christ Presbyterian Church in Gardnerville.