Born July 18, 1924 in Encarnacion, Jalisco, Mexico to Elidio and Maria Cervantes. Passed away on July 30, 2020 at the age of 96 years.
He is preceded in death by parents, Elidio and Maria; siblings, Ramon, Miguel, Angel, Soledad, Maria de la Luz, Petra.
Jason is survived by wife of 55 years, Lucille; children, Jeffrey, Karen (Troy); grandchildren, Andrew, Alyssa, Kristen; siblings, Manuel, Raquel, Ramona, Jose, Guadalupe, Juan, Ricardo.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 10, 2020 at Church of St. Margaret Mary, 2323 Zenith Ave. North, Golden Valley MN 55422. Visitation 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at church.
Burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jason was born in Mexico but soon moved to the United States, settling in Blue Earth, MN. His family worked in the trucking business hauling for Green Giant, area farmers, and other businesses. He served in the Philippines during World War II earning a Purple Heart. After returning, his brother Ramon suggested he use his GI bill to further his education. Jason moved to Minneapolis and started taking classes at Radio Repair school beginning a long career in electronics.
In 1955, Jason met Lucille and on October 10, 1964 they married. A year later, they welcomed their first child, Jeffrey. When Jeff was almost five, he got a baby sister, Karen.
In 1989, he retired as a component engineer from Physical Electronics. Family was everything to Jason and he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, Andrew, Alyssa and Kristen. As the world's oldest teenager, Jason enjoyed taking them to Valleyfair, the zoo, the park, fishing, etc. He also enjoyed traveling with his family, going to Mexico, Alaska, and several cruises.