Michael Arko

Michael Joseph Arko

Monday, August 15th, 1955 - Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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Michael Joseph Arko, age 66, passed away in his home in West Monroe, LA on May 26, 2021 following a sudden illness. He was born in Eagle Nest, NM to Leopold Arko Jr and Lorene Stoker-Arko and was a long-time resident of Raton. He worked many years at the Kaiser Steel Coal Mine and later at Thompson Tire and Towing in Raton, NM and then as a tire technician at Sam’s Club in West Monroe, LA where he recently retired.

Michael is proceeded in death by his parents, his sister Janet Arko and a brother William Arko.

He is survived by four children; daughters Rosemary Arko and Joanna Arko of Raton, NM and sons Jonathan Arko of Las Vegas, NM and David Arko of Raton, NM; one grandson Justin L. Arko, siblings Ernest Arko and family of Albuquerque, NM, Agnes Gibson and spouse of Eagle Nest, NM, Anna Pabst and spouse of Ruidoso, NM, Leo Arko III and family of Maxwell, NM, Rita Butt and family of Wisconsin, Nina Arko-Hay and family of Santa Fe, NM and, David Arko and family of Denver, CO; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Services for Michael Joseph Arko are pending. In lieu of flowers his daughters request donations be given in his name to the charity of their choice.

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
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