José Medina Jr.

July 25, 1960 - Nov. 8, 2008

José Medina Jr., 48, of Waukesha, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008.

José was born July 25, 1960, the son of José Sr. and Lois Medina. José was employed at Yaskawa for more than 20 years as an order engineer.

He was an avid outdoorsmen and bicyclist. He also enjoyed watching auto racing and had a passion for music. José’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and friends.

José will be deeply missed by his mother, Lois; sister, ViVina (Robert) Falk; brother, Mark (Joyce) Medina; nephews, Laurence, L.J. and Nathaniel; and his nieces, Jamie and Miranda. José is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Larry.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, Nov. 14, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Pete Peterson will be officiating. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Milwaukee.

Memorials in José’s name are appreciated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1120 James Drive Hartland, WI 53209.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.