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Javier De La Fuente Sr.

February 24, 1950 — October 30, 2021

Javier “Harvey” De La Fuente Sr., 71, of Elkhart, IN (formerly of Milford, IN) passed away at 9:26 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, IN. He was born on February 24, 1950 in Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico to Flumencio & Sabina De La Fuente.

He attended public schools in Mexico & Milford and was married on June 15, 1975 in Texas to Adelmira “Adelle” Mascorro who survives. He was formerly employed at Maple Leaf Farms in Milford and was a construction roofer by trade. He lived in Texas until he was 13 and lived in Milford for several years before moving to Elkhart.

He formerly attended the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Milford.

He is survived by:

Wife – Adelle De La Fuente of Elkhart

4 Daughters – Florence De La Fuente of Elkhart, Magdaleana (Jermaine) Herring of Grand Rapids, MI, Adel De La Fuente of Elkhart, and Melissa De La Fuente of Elkhart

Son – Javier De La Fuente Jr. of Elkhart

15 Grand & 2 Gt. Grandchildren

2 Sisters - Hilda Flores & Maria (Jorge) Castro both of Milford

4 Brothers - Jose (Toun) Guadalupe De La Fuente of Elkhart, IN, Louis (Lupita) De La Fuente of Harlingen TX, David (Joni) De La Fuente of Milford, and Robert (Maria) De La Fuente of Milford

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers – Delio & Guadalupe De La Fuente.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with Pastor Kellie Hennings officiating. Private family burial will take place at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Grand Rapids, MI.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Javier De La Fuente Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567.

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