Charles Jose Arellano, of Thornton, made his transition on Sunday morning, November 4, 2012. He is survived by his wife Maria Elena Arellano, his five children, Charleanea Arellano, Theodore Arellano, Charles Arellano, Jr., Joseph Arellano, and Rebecca Bowman, and his 6 grandchildren. He is the son of Clara E. and Evaristo B. Arellano and the brother of Jesse Arellano, Richard Arellano, Patricia Dickerson and Edmund Arellano. He is loved by many and has now found peace. Viewing is on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Olinger Highland Mortuary, 10201 Grant Street, Thornton, Colorado 80229. The Memorial Service is Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 1:30 pm at Crossroads Church, 10451 Huron Street, Northglenn, Colorado 80234. Reception will follow immediately after the service at Crossroads Church. In lieu of flowers or cards, please make donations to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation.