Jose “Joe” A. Medina, a longtime Waukesha resident passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at the age of 83. He was born on August 2, 1937 in Crystal City, Texas to Gregorio and Gregoria (nee Mendoza) Medina. On December 15, 1956 he married Victoria “Vicky” Hernandez. He was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he dedicated his time and talents assisting with the Guadalupe Society Festival where he served as president, an altar server and usher. Joe was passionate about getting to weekly Mass and doing whatever he could to help bring in more income for the church. While living in Texas, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Society. He loved to travel and had a great love of music. Joe worked for many places and retired from General Casting after 27 years. He will always be remembered for his love for his family and as devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, and friend.
He will be deeply missed by his beloved wife of 63 years, Victoria “Vicky” Medina; their children, San Juana (Roberto) Gonzalez, Oscar (Jennifer) Medina, Alfred Medina, Mary Sylvia Dischler, George Medina, Angelina (Carlos) Conchi and Carlos (Edna) Medina; daughter-in-law, Yolanda Medina, 27 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Rev. Joe Medina, granddaughter Priscilla Medina, great-grandson Nathaniel Medina and siblings, Domingo Medina, Santos Garcia and Antonio Medina.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until the 12:00 noon funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186. Private interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Joseph Catholic Church, or the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, 10909 W. Greenfield Ave. Suite 201, West Allis, WI 53214.
The family would like to thank ProHealth Homecare & Hospice for their kindness & grace during our difficult time.