Jesus Lara Santillan

November 16, 1930 ~ March 14, 2020 (age 89)


Jesus Lara Santillan, 89, passed away on March 14, 2020, at his home in Corona, California, where he was a long time resident. He was born to Esteban and Guadalupe Lara Santillan on November 16, 1930 near Durango, Mexico. Mr. Santillan worked as a cattle feedlot foreman for many years until his retirement in 1995. He is survived by his spouse of 57 years Charlotte Sanchez; children Marta Santillan Salinas of Castro Valley, Steve Santillan (Sylvia) of Hemet; brother Albert Santillan of Corona. Also numerous nephews, nieces, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jesus enjoyed going to many dances with his sweetie, spending time joking around with his neighbors, and sailing on many cruises abroad. Also, preparing family meals and drinking wine was one of his favorite pastimes. He was a beloved brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Grimes-Akes Family Funeral Home, Corona, California.


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