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OBITUARY

JUAN CORTEZ TELLEZ

Juan Cortez Tellez, 63, of

Mabton

passed away

Monday, May 14, 2007

, at

5:49 p.m.

at

Harborview

Hospital

in

Seattle

.

He was born

March 25, 1944

in

Valparaiso

,

Zacatecas

,

Mexico

to Juan Cortez and Ester Tellez. He lived in

Mabton

for more than 20 years with his friend Lorenzo Rangel and family.

Juan enjoyed a lot of things in life, but what he enjoyed best was working. He was a very hard worker and enjoyed working in the hops, cherries, apples and grapes. During his spare time, he enjoyed riding his bike and going to the Minute Mart in

Mabton

to chat with friends over a cup of coffee.

Juan is survived by the Tellez and Vasquez families.

Juan was preceded in death by his parents, Juan Cortez and Ester Tellez.

He will be missed dearly by his friends and family.

Burial services will be held

Wednesday, June 12, 2007

, at

10 a.m.

at the

Mabton

Cemetery

. A potluck will follow at the Grace

Brethern

Chuch

in

Mabton

.

The Tellez family would like to thank everyone who helped with donations and arrangements for his cremation. First Call Plus in Kent is in charge of arrangements.

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