Obituary for Martin Jaureguy, 62
–St. Martin Jaureguy a resident of San Luis Obispo County for 62 years passed away unexpectedly at his home in Paso Robles, on Dec. 15, 2018.
Martin was born Dec. 23, 1933 in St. Etienne de Baigorry, France to Jean Pierre and Julienne Jaureguy. He was the third eldest of 14 children. After completing 6th grade, Martin went to work on the family farm tending sheep and cows, making hay and whatever else needed to be done. On Dec. 18, 1951, he emigrated to America via Ellis Island.
At 17 years of age he went to work as a sheepherder for his uncle in La Puente, CA. In 1957 became the sheep foreman for Broadbent Sheep Company. In 1962, He went back to France where he met and later married his wife of 54 years, Marie. They moved to San Miguel and had three children; Adrien, Daniel and Eliane. Martin continued to be the Sheep forman for Mouren company in San Miguel, while working on building his own livestock company. The family moved to Paso Robles in 1971. Over the years he has run cattle and sheep in multiple counties across California. A fair and honest man, with a sharp mind, quick wit and kindest of hearts, Martin loved all things Basque: the culture, music, handball, cards, above all, he cherished his wife and family.
Martin is survived by his wife, Marie. Children: Adrien and Marie Helen Jaureguy La Carre, FR, Daniel and Brandy Jaureguy San Miguel, CA, Eliane and Michel Iribarren, La Carre. Grandchildren: Bixente, Lisa, Bastiaan, Sara, Chloe, Teaghan, Kayla Siblings: Jean Baptiste and Virginia Jaureguy, Paso Robles, CA, Marie Izoco, Marie-Therese Carlassare, Katherine Jaureguy, Bernadette and Jean Louis Mocho, Helene Paulerena, Annie and Marcel Etchevers, Benat and Anna Marie Jaureguy, of France.Sister-in-laws: Margarite Jaureguy of Chino, CA and Marie-Jeanne Jaureguy of France, as well as multiple Nieces and Nephews.
Martin was predeceased by his brothers; Laurence Jaureguy of FR, Michel Jaureguy of FR, Sauveur of Chino, CA, Jean (Manesh) Jaureguy FR, and sister Gratianne Azcona FR.
In Lieu of flowers please donate to Saint Rose of Lima Church Paso Robles
Services to be held Saturday Dec. 29, at 10 a.m. in Saint Rose of Lima Church, Paso Robles. Reception to follow at the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom.