Nathan Joe Zavala Sr.

December 16, 1983July 8, 2020

Nathan Joe Zavala, Sr., 36, of Loveland, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Greeley. He was born December 16, 1983 in Greeley to Stephen Michael Zavala, Sr. and Adela (Luna) Zavala.

Nathan was raised and educated in Greeley. He later graduated from high school. After graduation, he worked production of farm produce and cooking at various restaurants.

Nathan was active in church in Loveland, where he sang and played guitar.

Nathan was very funny and loved to joke. He enjoyed music and playing video games. He loved to cook, bake and grill.

Nathan was very hospitable when he had family and friends over to visit. He was a good man and wonderful fiancée, father, son, brother and uncle.

Nathan is survived by his fiancée, Monica Oliva of Greeley; four daughters, Anastasia Zavala of Casper, Wyoming, Neenee Zavala of Greeley, Eluviana Zavala of Greeley and Aaliyah Zavala of Greeley; four sons, Andrew Zavala of Casper, Lorenzo Zavala of Greeley, Joseph Zavala of Greeley and Nathan Zavala, Jr. of Casper; his mother, Adela Zavala (Anthony Longoria) of Greeley; sister, Roxy Longoria of Greeley; four brothers, Steven Michael Zavala, Jr. of Greeley, Dion Zavala of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, Nick Zavala (Robin) of Greeley and Donovan Zavala of Las Vegas, Nevada; his very close friends, Donna Masterson, Daniel Masterson, Joe Wells, Ward Wells and Troy Masterson all of Loveland and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Roxy Longoria

July 30, 2020

My big brother knew with just a look when a hug was needed and just exactly how long to hold on for. I'm gonna miss his laugh and his smile and i'll always wish he was here. I love you Nathan! 💙🧟‍♂️

Aaliyah Zavala

July 27, 2020

My daddy did everything for me. He was with me since I was born. He loved me and took care of me. I would always jump on him and play with him. He was my best friend, My big guy, my daddy bear. I love you daddy! 💋👊

Stephen M. Zavala Jr

July 25, 2020

Nathan thank you for being my brother I'm your older brother and I'll never forget when it was just only you me and. Nick was only a baby Donovan was not a thought in Mom and Dad's eye the wind Donovan came just made the family bigger and when roxy came into the world was just as much of a blessing and a gift as having you as a brother. I'll see you again but not yet carnal rest in paradise love you. Goodbye Another star has fallen 😢

Joey Clark

July 24, 2020

I was blessed to know Nate professionally and personally for about 5 years and he blessed my life with jokes, fun times, and great company. He was always a ball of fun and taught me a lot about humility in and out of the workplace. He will be missed terribly. Rest in paradise my friend.

Marlene Sanchez

July 24, 2020

The first time I meet him, he was kind , caring, and showed great love for his family. Many times in our conversations he expressed the the fun times he shared with all his family mom sister and brothers. Nathan is a good man he will be missed .

Joseph Gallegos

July 24, 2020

Nathan wasn't Nathan to me. He was my dad. My dad stood by me and taught me right from wrong. He always lifted my spirits up when I was down and blue. He told me to never give up and keep fighting for what's right. Fight for our family and loved ones. Thank you dad for everything you've taught me. Rest in peace. Love you

Eluviana Zavala

July 24, 2020

My dad was very funny. I tell him I love you he would say I miss you. I loved playing games with him. I know he loved me. He fought for me. He never gave up on me. I love you daddy. Rest in peace daddy.

Rosendo Oliva

July 24, 2020

Nathan, didn't like saying he couldn't fix something. If I asked him if he could fix something on my car, he found a way to get it done. He liked to help me out when I needed it. He always offered to help. I miss him a lot. RIP Nathan

Neenee Zavala

July 24, 2020

My dad loved making donuts for the family. He also liked reading "Scary stories" to us at night. He would make us laugh if we were ever sad. I love you dad. Rest in peace dad.

Lorenzo Gallegos

July 24, 2020

Hey soldier, it's us, me, the family. When we needed u, u were always there like a soldier. Fight on no matter what a loyal person always true 2 his words and u have had so many wars and conflict, still moved forward with a strong will for his family. He faught every day and lost some people along the way but he was more then a soldier a figure we all looked up 2. He was fun, the life of a conversation. My he rest in peace because your fight is now over and you'll be forever loved and remembered because you're a real legend!


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