It is with great sadness that I send this message of the loss of the grandson of Laura Flores. 
 
On behalf of the American GI Forum we send condolences to the family of Laura Flores.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. 
 
Below is the message posted by the family.
Our family is deeply saddened to inform you that Luis Alberto Rodriguez passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019. As you can imagine, his untimely death has left the family who loved him with lots of shock and grief, and we appreciate all of your love and support during this difficult time. Luis’ time on this earth was short, but his love, life, and legacy will live on for a lifetime. If you are just learning of this news, we are sorry you had to find out this way.

We are currently making funeral arrangements and will update you all with those details once they are finalized. 

If you have sent a message, a text, or have called or stopped by to show your love and support, we thank you from the bottom of our heart. If you reach out and don’t hear back right away, we ask for your patience. We are taking it one day at a time and will get back to you as soon as we can.

Many of you have reached out asking for how you can help. Food and monetary/gift card donations are being accepted to help with all the necessary arrangements to honor and celebrate the life of Luis. Please direct message ChanrykaMelynda or text Tara at 720-338-5564. 

We receive your love and condolences and thank each of you for your support.

 

Dora Gonzales

AGIF National Chairwoman

 AGIF National Vice Cmdr Lopez Attends Medal Presentation in Wheat Ridge and Valenzuela Mobil Unveiling in Colorado Springs 

Medal Presentation Ceremony

Amerian GI Forum of Texas Report: Wheat Ridge, CO (September 18th, 2018) – A presentation ceremony honoring the service of WWII veteran Sergeant William D. Peterson with the China War Memorial Medal. Present among friends and family, was Major General Mason C. Whitney, former Adjutant General, State of Colorado (left), who presented Sgt. Bill Peterson with the medal.