Jose ‘Joe’ Torres Medina

Dec. 18, 1930 - May 31, 2008

Jose ‘Joe’ Torres Medina of Waukesha died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 77. Joe was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Puerto Rico, the son of Sabad and Filomena Torres Medina.

He was a member and usher at St. Joseph Catholic Church for more than 46 years. Joe was passionate about his yard and garden, but the love of his life was his wife and family.

Joe will be deeply missed by his wife, Lois, whom he married March 2, 1957; his children, ViVina (Robert) Falk of Cascade, Mark (Joyce) Medina of Milwaukee and Jose Medina of Waukesha. He will be further dearly missed by his grandchildren, Laurence, Jamie, L.J., Miranda and Nathaniel; and his nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

The funeral service for Joe will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be Thursday, June 5, at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Milwaukee.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary or cards of condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com or call the funeral home at 542-6609.