Margarito Mike De Leon SLATON-Rosary service for Mike De Leon, 73, of Slaton will be 6 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Englunds Chapel. Celebration of life service will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, in Slaton's Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Rev. Chacko Thadathil officiating. Burial will follow in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Mr. De Leon was born Feb. 21, 1940, in Cameron, Texas. He moved to the Slaton area in 1950 and attended Slaton schools. Mike married Audelia Hernandez on Oct. 26, 1966. He worked for Watson Foods and retired in 1990. Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Audelia of the home; three daughters, Margarita De Leon of Slaton, Dolores Flores of Lubbock, and Plasida Vazquez and husband Jesus of Houston; one son, Emilio De Leon of Lubbock; two sisters, Adelfina Smith and Josephine Ordonez, both of Lubbock; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 28, 2013