1937-2019\r\nBeloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend Pepe left this life on Saturday, September 21, 2019. He joined his two beautiful daughters, Charissa and Carlene, along with his mother and father in Heaven, after a valiant fight with dementia. He left this world peacefully in the arms of his devoted wife Carolyn. Pepe and Carolyn were married for 53 years.\r\n\r\nPepe was a hard worker; he worked multiple jobs after coming to the United States from Peru when he was 19 years old. He built a successful life for himself and his family, even though he had a language barrier and few skills when he arrived. He worked for 30 years at Kennecott and built his own business as a Barber at “Pepe’s Barbershop” for 40 years. He loved being a Barber and made numerous friends over the years. Pepe was a character and hard to forget, people loved him.\r\n\r\nHe loved God and lived his life as his mother taught him in the Catholic faith. He also raised his daughters in the Catholic Church; they attended St. Vincent de Paul school and Judge Memorial High School.\r\n\r\nPepe was born in Lima, Peru December 21, 1937 to Manuel and Manuela de las Casas. He has one brother Gustavo (Jani) de las Casas. He Married the love of his life, Carolyn Hoesch in 1966, they are the parents of two daughters Charissa (John) Stanfield and Carlene (Kelly) Tomlin. They have 2 grandsons Geoffrey (Laksmi) Tomlin and Joshua (Mikayla) Tomlin and 2 great-grandchildren Tucker and Zoee.\r\n\r\nHis family meant the world to him, he was a wonderful, loving, caring husband and father. He was a great brother, son and friend, he will be missed by all who knew him.\r\n\r\nFuneral services will be Friday, September 27, 2019, 11:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 East Spring Lane, Salt Lake City, Utah.\r\n\r\nWe would like to thank Jenkins - Soffe Mortuary for their kind and careful service. We also would like to thank all those with Hospice One Care for their support and kindness over the past nine months as they helped with Pepe’s care during his illness.