Lionel Medina (1936-2014)
Lionel Medina, age 77 a resident of Kenosha died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Clairidge House in Kenosha, WI.
Lionel was born on December 8, 1936 to the late Ignacio and Martha (Garza) Medina in Pharr, TX. He was educated in the schools of Waukegan, IL. Lionel proudly served his country in the U.S. Army with the 506th Airborne Infantry Combat Group, Sr. Rifleman, Company A. He was employed with Johns Manville for almost 10 years. Lionel loved to shoot pool.
Lionel is survived by two sisters Rebecca (Mauro) Chapa of Waukegan, IL and Lydia (Donald) Powers of Beach Park, IL. He is further survived by cousins, nieces and nephews.
Lionel was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ignacio, Jr. (Chito) and sister-in-law Mary Alice Medina.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday January 16, 2014 at 6:00PM at the Kemper Center Founders Hall. (6501 3rd Avenue) Visitation with the family will be held at the Kemper Center on Thursday from 5:00PM until the time of services. Burial will take place on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 2:00PM at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery.