Surrounded by his loving family, Juventino “Tino” L. Aquino, age 32, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa after a courageous battle with leukemia. He was born in Racine, December 18, 1984, son of Gerardo and Olga (Nee: Chacon) Aquino. Juventino was a graduate of Washington Park High School. A talented artist, Juventino created many beautiful bracelets and necklaces. He enjoyed attending Anime Central yearly.
He will be dearly missed by his parents, Gerardo and Olga Aquino; his brother and sister-in-law, Gerardo II (Julia) Aquino; his grandmother, Maria de los Angeles Chacon; numerous relatives in the states and Mexico and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Juventino Aquino, Lorenza Diaz, Meliton Chacon; uncles, Bobby Chacon, Danny Chacon; and cousin, Robert Aquino Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1100 Erie Street. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main Street, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials to the family have been suggested.
A very special thank you to his brother, Gerardo II for his gracious gift of bone marrow and to the staff at Froedtert Cancer Center for their loving and compassionate care.