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Martin Leon
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Martin P. Leon, 40, of Riverbank died on Thursday, April 29 at his home.

Born in Mexico, he had lived in Riverbank for three months and prior to that in Escalon for 16 years.

He was a farm manager for Growers Choice Inc. in Escalon for 16 years. He enjoyed hunting and working with local growers. A loving husband and father, he always had a smile on his face.

Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Maria Leon; mother, Flora Leon of Mexico; children, Feliciano, Adriana, Erica, Erik, David and Ashley Leon, all of Riverbank; seven sisters and one brother.

Funeral services were Friday, May 7 at Deegan Funeral Chapel in Escalon. Interment at Burwood Cemetery. Visitation was held.

Remembrances may be made to the Leon Family Memorial Fund account, Bank of the West, Escalon Branch, 1633 Main St., Escalon, CA 95320.

Deegan Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

May 12, 2004