Charles Michael Cordero, 80, of Las Vegas died Monday [April 19, 2004] in Las Vegas. He was born Feb. 27, 1924, in Texas. A resident for 25 years, he was a taxicab driver and a Marine Corps veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Diane; two sons, Jeffrey Atlas and Teddy Atlas; five daughters, Mindy Archer, Lisa Ponce, Bryna Lombardo, Dana Cordero and Janice Cordero; one sister, Mercy Cordero; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be noon Friday in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City. Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.