Clayton Esquivel

Clayton Esquivel, 54, of Pendroy, died on March 31 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident north of Fairfield.

At his request, cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder Jensen Funeral Home of Choteau and no services are planned.

Clayton was born Aug. 27, 1958, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Federico and Nancy (Centeno) Esquivel.  He married Mireya Fernandez on April 16, 1992 in Great Falls.  He was a tool manufacturer for the oil company industry.  He moved to Pendroy from Simms 16 years ago. He enjoyed trains, camping, fishing, fixing things and collecting Hot Wheel® cars.  He loved having family barbeques.

Survivors include his parents, Federico and Nancy Esquivel of California; his wife Mireya Esquivel of Pendroy; children Federico Esquivel of Lewistown, Joshua Esquivel of Missoula, Camille Esquivel, Rosanna Esquivel, Chad Esquivel and Clayton Esquivel, Jr., all of California; a sister Cecilia of Oregon; a brother Armand Esquivel of California; and 11 grandchildren.

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