Obituary for Uriel Tarin
Uriel Tarin, age 33, of Orlando, Florida, and formerly of Johnson, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at his home in Orlando, Florida. He was born April 8, 1984, in Walsh, Colorado, the son of Jesus and Carrie Tarin.
Uriel grew up in Johnson. He graduated from Stanton County High School in 2003. While in high school, Uriel was the team manager for the football, basketball, and track teams, and participated on the forensic team. He graduated from Washburn University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Certificate of Legal Studies. Uriel worked in Topeka as a paralegal at the Topeka Independent Living Center. He played basketball for the Kansas Wheel Hawks and Orlando Magic Wheels. He was active in the Spina Bifida Organization of Central Florida and the Orlando K-State Alumni Spirit Group. He obtained his real estate agent license in 2014. He worked for Keller William Agency and was currently an Operations and Development Specialist at Funds2orgs in Orlando. Uriel loved to go camping, fishing, boating, knee boarding, snow skiing, playing basketball, and video games, and rooting for the K-State Wildcats and Oakland Raiders.
He is survived by his parents, Jesus and Carrie Tarin of Johnson; brothers, Armando and Amanda of Orlando, Florida, Geraldo “Bubba” and fiancé Brittany of Orlando, Florida, Rolando and wife Courtney of Johnson; nephew, Aden of Johnson; nieces, Paysli and Isabella of Johnson; and granddad, Alfred B. Martinez of Pueblo, Colorado; and a host of family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Arnulfo Tarin Garfio, Delfina Escelante, and Caroline Martinez; uncles, Guillermo, Primitivo, and Anthony; aunts, Maria, Aurelia, Aurora, and Diane.
Vigil and rosary service will be held at 7:00 PM on Sunday, September 17, 2017, and funeral mass will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, September 18, 2017, both at the Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses, Kansas, with Father Peter Fernandez officiating. Interment will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson, Kansas. Friends may call from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 16, 2017, and Sunday, September 17, 2017, from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson. Memorial contributions may be given to the Rock and Roll Spina Bifida Organization of Central Florida, Orlando Magic Wheels, Ronald McDonald House in Wichita, or Uriel Tarin Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 715, Johnson, Kansas 67855.