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Maria E. Cano


     Maria E. Cano, 65, of Cavalier, ND passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Park Rapids, MN. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cavalier Evangelical Free Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the church. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery.

     Maria Esther DeLeon was born March 7, 1954 at Raymondville, Texas, to Jose Ines and Julia (Ozuna) DeLeon. She attended school at Othello, WA. Following her schooling she worked as a farm laborer and at a convalescent home in Othello.

     On April 2, 1976, she married Jesus Cano at East Chicago, Indiana. After their marriage they lived in East Chicago, IN. In 1981, the family moved to Cavalier, ND. While in Cavalier she worked various jobs and received her associates degree in accounting. She was most recently the secretary at the Cavalier Evangelical Free Church.

     Maria especially loved helping the elderly and also enjoyed quilting.

     She Is survived by her husband, Jesus Cano; children: Ann (Hector) Jurado from General Bravo, Mexico and Nat (Gracy) Cano from Cavalier, ND; grandchildren: Nicole (Brandon) Terry, Damian Avila, Demetrius Avila, Diamente Cano; Hector Jurado, Jr. and Anhuar Jurado; and Greg Cano. Also survived are her siblings: Blanca Martinez, Dr. Conrado DeLeon, Felicitas Rodriguez, Sosten DeLeon, Oscar DeLeon, MariaElena Hernandez, Hermelinda Garza, Bisente DeLeon, Julie Arriaga, and Benny DeLeon.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; Jose Ines and Julia DeLeon; daughter, Elsa Cano; and brother, Jose Ines DeLeon, Jr.

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Maria, Jesse, Elsa, Ann and Nat were a wonderful Cavalier school family some years ago. So sorry for the loss
of Maria, and Elsa, which I just read about now. We had many exciting visits and fun times. May the shared memories
comfort you.

Darwin Golz, Elem. Prin. Dec 5 2019 12:00 AM

I just heard about Marias passing. My heart and prayers go out to her family and friends. Such a beautiful woman inside and out who has blessed so many lives! I know her light will continue to shine forever and always! Hugs and prayers. sincerely Peg Granlund

Peggy Granlund Dec 5 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to Maria family. She was a resilient woman and a real pleasure to know.

Stephy (Sharp) Sigfusson Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Jesse and family, we want you to know that we are praying for you. We grieve with you, knowing how much Maria will be missed. She was a special lady, loved by many people.

Bill Page family Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Jesse, Ann, Nat and family: So very sorry for your loss. Maria was so important to so many people... she touched everyone she came in contact with. I will always remember our time in the garden harvesting peppers each fall... stories. She will be very much missed.

Lon Flage Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Easter youre with the Lord now, its amazing how we can impact a child for a lifetime. I remember you giving me that beautiful little purse after Sunday school. I never saw you after that but I tell this story often to people. I am now a Pastor and my heart is serving the children. To the DeLeon family that I grew up with, I stand with you in your sorrow

Andrea DeLeon Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Our sympathy to all of Maria's loved ones. So very sorry for your loss. May your many memories give you comfort.

Rita & Tom Vaughn Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathy goes out to her family.
She was a lovely&kindheartedperson.

Judy thomasson Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Maria Cano

Judy thomasson Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Maria's Family, Our deepest sympathy to all of you!Maria was a lady that loved to laugh, loved to help others and loved to share her amazing authentic cooking and baking. She will be missed by many. Don & Michelle Murray

Michelle Murray Dec 2 2019 12:00 AM

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