Frances P. DeLeon, 97, of El Dorado, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 10 a.m. Monday, followed by the Mass at 10:30, both at St. John’s Catholic Church, El Dorado. Interment will be in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1915 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, the daughter of Atenojenes and Gregoria (Requina) DeLeon. She came to the United States in 1920 at the age of 5 and spent most of her life in and around El Dorado. She was a life- long member of St. John’s Catholic Church in El Dorado. Frances was a housekeeper for several area homes.
Those who survive include her brothers, Joe, Martin, Tony and Angelo, and many loving nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ignasico; and sisters, Pauline Moreno and Dominga Macias.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to St. John’s Catholic Church. These may be left at Carlson Funeral Home.