Jose Fernando Valentin Caballero passed away suddenly in Minnesota on May 31 at 15 years of age. He was a native of Watsonville. He was born on March 12, 2004.
He was an avid soccer fan. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing, and counseling his peers into staying on a productive path.
He was a very cheerful person; very upbeat. He loved to listen to music, especially ‘Regeton” and all Mixteca music.
He is survived by his parents Luciana Caballero Marin and Isidro Valentin Basurto and siblings Reyna Valentin Caballero, Agustina Valentin Caballero, Lilia Valentin Caballero, Virginia Valentin Caballero, Felipe Angel Caballero, and Jose Manuel Valentin Caballero.
A visitation was held on Thursday at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel with the recictaion of the Holy Rosary following.
A funeral Mass was celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Assumption Church, followed by burial at Valley Public Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of the Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel: avemariamemorialchapel.com.