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“My condolences to the Leon Family. She will be missed by many who thought very highly of her. God bless all of you. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: John R.

“Our Deepest heartfelt sympathy goes out to the entire Leon family. May your Mother's journey continue on the path to our Lord Jesus Christ.Her...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Rey Romero - Bermuda Dunes, CA

“For the Leon Family from our Family of OLPH School Alumni of the 50's and 60's a Dios se va en Dios se queda.... ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Diane Flood - Indio, CA

“Our deepest condolences to the Leon Family many years of friendship ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Lupe Herrera & Family - Mecca, CA

“We would like to extend our sincere condolences to Bobby and the entire Leon Family on the passing of the wonderful person who was Mrs. Leon....Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Dan & Christine Hammers - AZ


Lillian Leon, 89 years old, passed away peacefully while sleeping in her Bermuda Dunes residence on February 2, 2018 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. She was born on November 12, 1928 in San Bernardino, California. Lillian settled in the valley in 1936 along with her parents and her 3 siblings, Luis, Lupe, and Margaret, eventually meeting the love of her life, Robert Leon. On April 8th, 1945, at the age of 16, they eloped prior to Robert being shipped out to Europe during World War II. She is survived by her 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. In 1956, she and her husband opened a business in Mecca, California where they became prominent property owners and entrepreneurs of a grocery and meat market called Leon's Market. She was very kind hearted and a hard worker who enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rather than continuing on with a long list of deserved testimonials, let's just say she was an incredible person. How incredible? Whatever we did for our Mom, she was always worthy of more. Lillian Leon will always be in our hearts. Services will be held at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 13.