Jean Cinquambre

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Mass of Christian Burial for Jean Cinquambre, 92 year old long time Buffalo resident, who passed away quietly Sunday evening at his home N.W. of Buffalo, will be celebrated Wednesday March 19 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. A Vigil Service, time of sharing and recitation of the Rosary will be held on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to immediately follow the Mass. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Jean Cinquambre was born on October 19, 1921 in Erratzu, Spain to Antonio and Maria (Mindegea)) Cinquambre. He went to school in Spain and moved to France in 1940 where he farmed. He joined the French Army and served from 1947 until 1949.
He was married in 1954 to Marguerite Peralta and they lived in France. In April of 1960 he moved to the U.S. and went to work in Kaycee, Wyoming on the Blue Creek Ranch. He worked on various ranches and after a divorce he married Pat Richardson in 1974 and they lived in Buffalo. Pat passed away in November of 1977 and on March 3, 1982 he was married to Marian Harrison in Buffalo. Jean and Marian continued living in Buffalo until her death in October of 1993. Jean worked for the 41 ranch, the Cross H and for the Greg Goddard family on their ranch, where he continued to live until the time of his death.
Jean loved animals, dancing and being with his family and friends. He enjoyed hard work, good times and was thankful to the U.S.A. and Johnson County for his life here. He loved the Lord and was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Big Horn Polka Club and the Basque Club for 35 years.
Jean is survived by one son Jean Louis Cinquambre of Grapevine, Texas; one daughter Marie Carmen Sarraude of France; two step-sons, Darrel Harrison of New Mexico and Corky Harrison of Kentucky; four grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and other relatives in France and Spain.