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Emilio Cortes

July 19, 1938 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 79)

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Emilio Cortes 79, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 9:58 A.M. Saturday December 30, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on July 19, 1938 in Techaluta Montenegro, Jalisco, Mexico, the son of Emilio Cortes Leal and Anselma Velasquez. On October 16, 1965 in Techaluta, Jalisco, he married Ana Rosa Hernandez de Cortes and she survives.

Mr. Cortes was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and enjoyed riding horses and farming.

Survivors include his wife, Ana Rosa Hernandez de Cortes, Rochester, Indiana, children, Jose de Jesus Cortes, Chicago, Illinois, Maria Guadalupe Cortes, Oakland, California, Ismael Cortes, Chicago, Illinois, Ana Rosa Cortes, Rochester, Indiana, Armando Cortes, Rochester, Indiana, Sergio Cortes, Logansport, Indiana, Moises Cortes, Logansport, Indiana, grandchildren, Lazaro Cortes, Arturo Cortes, Fernanda Cortes, Frabricio Cortes, Emmanuel Tril, Elizabeth Tril, Efraim Tril, Miquel Cortes, Jessica Cortes, Monserrat Cortes, Dominic Cortes, Alexandria Cortes, Ayden Cortes, Sergio Cortes, Angel Cortes, Arturo Cortes, Eva Cortes, Arlen Cortes, Alejandro Cortes, April Cortes, sisters, Teresa Cortes, Techaluta, Jalisco, Josefina Cortes, Techaluta, Jalisco, Maria Cortes, San Diego, California,. He was preceded in death  by his parents and brothers, Arnulfo Cortes Velasquez, Jose Cortes Velasquez, Jesus Cortes Velasquez, Feliciano Velasquez, Roberto Cortes Velasquez, Guadalupe Cortes, Velasquez.

Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday January 3, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rochester, Indiana, with Rev. Michael McKinney officiating. Friends may visit after the mass Wednesday January 3, 2018 from 4-7 P.M. at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Burial will be in Techaluta City Cemetery, Techaluta, Jalisco. Online condolences may be expressed at

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
January 3, 2018

3:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1310 Main Street
Rochester, Indiana 46975

January 3, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
1101 Jefferson Street
Rochester, IN 46975

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