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Jose Leon Fuentes

March 26, 1959 — January 13, 2020

Faribault, MN

Jose L. Leon Fuentes, age 60, of Faribault, MN passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault with Fr. Cory Rohlfing officiating.

Visitation will be held at church on Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Jose Luis, the son of Eduardo Leon and Angela Fuentes, was born on March 26, 1959 in Cuidad Mendoza, Veracruz, Mexico. Jose moved to Minnesota to work as a welder for V&M Engineering in Faribault. While he wasn’t working he enjoyed fishing, spending time outside, singing and playing the guitar. Jose was always one to lend a helping hand to others when they needed it. He was married to Matilde Muñoz on November 16, 2019 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Faribault.

Jose is survived by his wife, Matilde; children, Osvaldo Muñoz of Faribault, Paola Mendes of Mexico, Mario Muñoz of Faribault, and Dolores Leon Muñoz of Faribault; siblings, Santa Silvia Leon of Northfield, Manuel Leon of Northfield, Rosalia Leon of Mexico, Delfino Leon of Mexico, Victor Leon of Faribault, and Alfredo Leon of Northfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brother, Gabriel Leon; and other family and many friends.

Funeral arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, January 17, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Divine Mercy Catholic Church

139 Mercy Dr, Faribault, MN 55021

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, January 17, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Divine Mercy Catholic Church (Faribault)


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