Juan Cortez Tellez, 63, of
Mabton passed away Monday, May 14, 2007, at 5:49 p.m. at Harborview Hospital in
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 13, 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.