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Guadalupe Melendrez

September 26, 1946 — October 4, 2016

Guadalupe P. "Lupe" Melendrez, age 70, of Wautoma, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Appleton.

He was born Sept. 26, 1946 in Kenton, Ohio the son of Isabel and Josefina (Perez) Melendrez.
Guadalupe served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He and his family were migrant workers in the area for many years. Lupe loved his family and was very proud of his children and grandchildren. He was always there for his kids and he will be deeply missed.

He is survived by four children, Elisa (Miguel) Zuniga, Wautoma, Linda (Dan) Kruzela, Saxeville, Guadalupe "Lupe" (fiancée Rita Burrell) Melendrez, Hancock, Sally (fiancé Ross Morey) Melendrez, Wautoma; his former wife, Andrea Melendrez, Wautoma; grandchildren, Daniel, Brenda, Mark, Rachel, Scott, Josephine, Austin, Kiana, Alayna, Shanyce, and Silas; three brothers; his twin, Joe (Monica) Melendrez, Reynaldo Melendrez, Pablo Melendrez, all of Texas; two sisters, Rosa (Homer) Muzquiz and Margarita Rivera, both of Texas. He is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Melendrez on Aug. 24, 1993; his parents; and by three brothers, Isabel Melendrez Jr., Valentin Melendrez, and Alberto Melendrez.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma with Rev. David Greskowiak officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday at the Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services.


OCT 9. 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Leikness Funeral Home - Wautoma

358 South Oxford Street

Wautoma, WI, US, 54982

Funeral Service

OCT 11. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

St. Joseph Catholic Church

364 S. Cambridge Street

Wautoma, WI, US, 54982

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