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Jose S. Medina

October 27, 1950 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 67)

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December 1, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Chapel Prayers
December 2, 2017

9:15 AM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Mass of Christian Burial
December 2, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary Nativity Church
706 N Broadway Street
Joliet, IL 60435

Laid to Rest
December 2, 2017

Mount Olivet Cemetery
1320 E. Cass St
Joliet, IL 60432

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Jose S. Medina, age 67, entered eternal life on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Jose is survived by his loving wife, Elaine S. (nee Lopez) Medina; his children, Jose A. (Amy) Medina, Gina Medina and Elisa Medina; grandchildren, Lisette (Tyler) Quintana, Kenneth E. III, Romeo A. and Christiano D. Fortunato; great-grandchildren, Marcello A. Aguilar, Elaina M. Medina , Gemma R. Quintana and Isabella R. Fortunato; siblings, Maria de los Angeles (Antonio) Gallardo, Teresa Cornejo, Fernando (late Deborah) and Alex (Mary) Medina; sister-in-law, Laura (late Juan) Medina; and mother-in-law, Bev (late Jose A. Lopez ) Snyder. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by his parents, Manuel & Guadalupe (nee Campos) Medina; brother, Juan M. Medina; father-in-law, Jose A. Lopez; and sister-in-law, Deborah Medina.

Jose was born in Mexico and resided in Joliet. He retired as a welder from Paul D. Stark and Associates after 30 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed all genres of music and greatly enjoyed traveling to different states with his wife, dancing to Tejano music. Jose also loved woodworking, the outdoors, reading, vacationing in Mexico with his family and was an avid Chicago sports fan. He will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to Elaine S. Medina in memory of Jose would be appreciated.

A celebration of Jose’s life will begin on Saturday, December 2, 2017 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:15 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Joliet.  Visitation will be Friday, December 1, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435.

Visit Jose's memorial page at or for information call, (815)-722-0524.  Arrrangements lovingly entrusted to Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life.

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