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Josephine Medina Gaytan
Josephine Medina Gaytan, 86, of San Antonio, Texas, died Saturday, May 31, 2014. She was born Sept. 13, 1927, in Nixon to Juanita (Perez) and Silvestre Medina Sr.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Esequiel Gaytan; sons Apolinar “Paul” Gaytan and Esequiel “Tokie” Gaytan; brothers Julian Medina, Damacio Medina, and Silvestre Medina Jr.; and sisters Jenovava Recio and Beatrice Gaytan.
She is survived by her children, Susie M. Torres and husband Juan, Rosendo Gaytan and wife Serap, and Diana Balderas and husband Alex; sister Elida Rodriguez; brother Esiquiel Medina and wife Evelyn; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and other loving family.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 5, from 5-8 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon, officiated by Deacon John Moreno.
A funeral Mass was held Friday at 2 p.m. in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nixon, officiated by the Rev. Dennis Jarzombek.
Interment followed in the Nixon Latin American Cemetery in Nixon.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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