Saul Fuentes, 69, of Grandview passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010, at Yakima Regional Hospital.
He was born June 7, 1941 in Michoacan, Mexico to Zacarias and Hermelinda (Villalobos) Fuentes. Saul spent his early years in Mexico.
In 1966 he married Maria Mendoza and in 1970 they together moved to California. In 1980 they moved to Grandview, where Saul has resided until the time of his death.
He enjoyed watching TV and was an excellent pool player.
He is survived by his children, Arnold Fuentes, Jorge Fuentes and Maria Elena (Carlos) Bejar of Grandview and Alma (Cesar) Silva of Pasco; and nine grandchildren; his former wife, Maria Mendoza of Grandview; his sister, Maria De Jesus Fuentes; and two brothers, Francisco Fuentes and Arnoldo Contreras.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Arnoldo Contreras.
Mass of Christian Burial was held today, June 28, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Grandview, followed with burial at Grandview Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home in charge or arrangements.