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Subject: Leonard R. Marquez Sr. 1963-2001
Date: 12 Sep 2001 20:10:12 -0600

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Surnames: Marquez, Vigil,Martinez, Sisneros, Naranjo,
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Sep 11 2001 12:00AM By

CENTER - Leonard R. Marquez, Sr., 38, of Center, died Sept. 6, 2001, at
University Hospital in Denver.

Leonard was born on April 26, 1963 in Del Norte to Robert E. Marquez and
Dorothy R. Vigil.

A meat cutter for Skeff's Market and a custodian for the Center School District,
Leonard was a member of Saint Francis Jerome Parish in Center, enjoyed
baseball and wrestling and was an avid sports fan.

He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his children.

Survivors include his mother, Dorothy R. Marquez and stepfather, Richard
Martinez; two sons, Leonard Ray Marquez Jr. and Jon Matthew Marquez both of
Center; his companion, Dolores Martinez, of Center; two godsons, Jason Marquez of
Longmont and Christopher Sisneros of Center; two brothers, Robert (Elizabeth)
Marquez of Longmont and John (Bernadette) Marquez of Center; a brother-in-law,
Ross Sisneros of Center; six nephews, Michael, Phil, Ben and Joshua Sisneros,
Jason Naranjo and Andrew Marquez, all of Center; one niece, Minna Marquez of
Center; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Leonard was preceded in death by his father Robert E. Marquez in January 1993
and a sister, Julie Ann Sisneros in September 2000.

Vigil Services with Recitation of the Rosary were at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at
Romero Funeral Home in Monte Vista. Another was at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at
Saint Francis Jerome Church in Center.

Funeral Services were at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Saint Francis Jerome
Church in Center, with burial following in the La Garita Cemetery.

Arrangements were by Romero Funeral Home in Monte Vista.

©Alamosa Valley Courier 2001

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