Jose P. Hiracheta Sr.
June 10, 1936 June 5, 2015

Jose P. Hiracheta Sr., 78, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 10, 1936, to the late Luis and Refugia Hiracheta.

Jose was united in marriage to Josefa Rodriguez on Sept. 8, 1956, in Texas. He retired after 27 years at International Harvester in Waukesha. Jose was a musician who enjoyed playing norteno music.

Jose will be sadly missed by his children, Jose Jr. (Chris) of Waukesha, Gracie of Milwaukee, Juan (Becky) of Cudahy, Ray (Jean) of West Allis, Ernesto (Ernie) (Lisa) of Cudahy and Sylvia of Milwaukee. Jose will also be sadly missed by his grandchildren: Jenny, Leanne (Chris), Jared, Miguel, Alejandro, Christina, Mikie, Frankie, Amber (Tim), Michelle (Adam), Amy, Wayne (Marie), Ashley, Zachery, Austin, Anthony, Teresa, Joe (Ronnie) and Robert, and great-grandchildren: Jordan, Eli, Wyatt, Isaiah, Isaac, Monica, Faith, Ethan, Chase, Nolan, Bryce, Ryan, Dustin, Kyra, Liam, Alejandro, Jasmyn, Daavyd, Jose, Gabriel, Xavier, Mireina and Alex. He is also survived by his sisters, Lupe and Manuela.

Jose was preceded in death by his son Robert; brothers Narciso, Fransisco and Luis; sisters Santiaga and Victoria; grandson Brandon; granddaughter Angel; and daughter-in-law Dawn.

Services will be held at Joseph E. Sass Funeral Home, 1019 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee on Wednesday, June 10, with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with ministry and prayers to follow from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.