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Aldo Tomas DeLeon

March 17, 2003 — July 4, 2022

Rock Valley, Iowa

Rock Valley, IA: Aldo Justino Tomas DeLeon, 19, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Monday, July 4, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as a result of a drowning. Prayer Service will be held Saturday, July 9, at 6:30 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Rock Valley with Father Mauro Sanchez officiating. Visitation, with family present, will be held Saturday, July 9, from 4:00-6:30 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Aldo’s burial will take place at a later date in Guatemala.

 

  In lieu of flowers, Aldo’s family prefers memorials to help offset expenses. Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley is assisting the family with arrangements.  The Christ Community Church, 945 7th Avenue SE in Sioux Center, Iowa, 51250 has offered to be the receiving organization for funds to help the family. Donations may be dropped off at the church with a note indicating that the donation if for the family.

 

   Aldo Justino Tomas DeLeon, son of Apolonio Enrique Tomas and Everilda Marina DeLeon, was born March 17, 2003, at Concepción Tutuapa, San Marcos, Guatemala. Aldo grew up in Guatemala until moving to the United States in 2020. It was Aldo’s dream to come to America and eventually become an American citizen. He lived in Rock Valley, Iowa and attended Rock Valley Community School where he had hoped to graduate and had the vision of continuing his education at college.

 

   Aldo had an excitement for life. He enjoyed learning to draw, sing, fish and play chess. Aldo had even found a love for cooking. He was especially good at making steamed rice and steak. Aldo also enjoyed the farming culture in northwest Iowa and the raising of livestock, dairies, and hogs.

 

   Aldo is survived by his father, Apolonio; mother, Everilda; brothers, Iván Tomas DeLeon, Ema Tomas DeLeon, Eliud Tomas DeLeon, and Benny Tomas DeLeon; uncles, Efrain Tomas and Hermelindo Tomas; as well as other family and friends.

 

 

Rock Valley, IA: Aldo Justino Tomas DeLeon, de 19 años, de Rock Valley, Iowa, murió el lunes 4 de julio de 2022 en el Hospital Avera McKennan en Sioux Falls, Dakota del Sur, como resultado de un ahogamiento. La misa de cristiana sepultura se llevará a cabo el sábado 9 de julio a las 6:30 p. m. en la iglesia católica St. Mary's de Rock Valley oficiando el padre Mauro Sánchez. El velorio, con la presencia de la familia, se llevará a cabo el sábado 9 de julio de 4:00 p. m. a 6:30 p. m. en la iglesia católica de St. Mary. El entierro de Aldo se llevará a cabo en una fecha posterior en Guatemala.

 

  En lugar de flores, la familia de Aldo prefiere los funerales para ayudar a compensar los gastos. Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley está ayudando a la familia con los arreglos. 

 

   Aldo Justino Tomas DeLeon, hijo de Apolonio Enrique Tomas y Everilda Marina DeLeon, nació el 17 de marzo de 2003 en Concepción Tutuapa, San Marcos, Guatemala. Aldo creció en Guatemala hasta que se mudó a los Estados Unidos en 2020. El sueño de Aldo era venir a los Estados Unidos y eventualmente convertirse en ciudadano estadounidense. Vivió en Rock Valley, Iowa y asistió a la Escuela Comunitaria de Rock Valley, donde esperaba graduarse y tenía la visión de continuar su educación en la universidad.

 

   Aldo tenía una ilusión por la vida. Disfrutó aprendiendo a dibujar, cantar, pescar y jugar al ajedrez. Aldo incluso había encontrado un amor por la cocina. Era especialmente bueno para hacer bistec y arroz al vapor. Aldo también disfrutó de la cultura agrícola en el noroeste de Iowa y de la crianza de ganado, lecherías y cerdos.

 

   A Aldo le sobreviven su padre, Apolonio; madre, Everilda; hermanos, Iván Tomas DeLeon, Ema Tomas DeLeon, Eliud Tomas DeLeon y Benny Tomas DeLeon; tíos, Efraín Tomás y Hermelindo Tomás; así como otros familiares y amigos.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

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1821 14th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247

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