Juan Cortez Tellez, 63, of
Mabton passed away on Monday, May 14, 2007, at 5:49 p.m. at Harborview Hospital
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 his
cousins, the Tellez family of Mabton and Sunnyside.
Juan was preceded in death
by his parents, Juan Cortez and Ester Tellez.
He will be missed dearly by
his friends and family.
A Mass will be held Monday,
May 28, 2007, at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside.
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.