Javier “Harvey” De La Fuente Sr., 71, Elkhart, formerly of Milford, passed away at 9:26 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, at Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhar. He was born on Feb. 24, 1950, in Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico to Flumencio and Sabina De La Fuente.
He was married on June 15, 1975 in Texas to Adelmira “Adel” Mascorro who survives.
He is further survived by his children: Florence De La Fuente of Elkhart,; Magdaleana (Jermaine) Herring of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Adel DeLa Fuente of Elkhart; and Melissa De La Fuente of Elkhart; Javier De La Fuente Jr. of Elkhart; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; siblings: Hilda Flores and Maria (Jorge) Castro both of Milford; Jose (Toun) Guadalupe De La Fuente of Elkhart; Louis (Lupita) De La Fuente of Harlingen, Texas; David (Joni) De La Fuente of Milford; and Robert (Maria) De La Fuente of Milford.
Arrangements are with Owen Family Funeral Home.