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Leonardo Rico


1935 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Leonardo Rico Obituary
Leonardo Rico, 79, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away peacefully Saturday, October 10, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his family.  
Leonardo was born November 6, 1935 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico to Juan Rico and Ma Nieves Montealvo. He was raised in Mexico and the United States, moving to Blackfoot in 1975.
On December 24, 1954 Leonardo married MaPetra Cervantes in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.  
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Leonardo worked on a farm and at Nonpareil. In his free time he loved riding horses and roping. He was loved by all who knew him.
He is survived by his sons, Arcadio (Reyna) Rico, Ventura (Hilda) Rico and Gerardo (Margarita) Rico; daughters, Inocencia (Leobardo) Garcia, Maria Fidencia Rico, Maria de la Luz Madrigal, Alfonsa (Pascual) Yanez, Alicia (Juventino) Vega and Maria Elena (Sergio) Espino; brother, Eusebio Rico; 33 grandchildren; and 31 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, MaPetra.
A Christian service will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling, Blackfoot, Idaho with a rosary service following at 6 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 584 W. Sexton, Blackfoot, Idaho. Interment will be in the Groveland Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Oct. 15, 2015
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