Guadalupe I. Medrano
Guadalupe I. Medrano
December 28, 1941 – January 2, 2021
On Saturday, Jan. 2, Guadalupe I. Medrano was called home to the Lord, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Lupe was born on Dec. 28, 1941, in rural Wyoming to Remigio and Refugio Medrano, the youngest child of 16.
In 1964 Lupe married Andrea Medrano (Moore). Together they had three children: Sherilynn Hearn (Ronald), Elizabeth Hogh (Martin) and Christopher Medrano (Sharla).
Lupe spent his younger years in the Seattle area, and later Moses Lake.
Lupe, like many others, served his country with the United States Army in the Vietnam War. Upon his return, Lupe made a career for himself for over 25 years with the Moses Lake School District, and taking care of the greenery for the old Catholic church in Moses Lake. Lupe enjoyed many things In his long life, such as taking photographs wherever he could, building things with his grandchildren and most of all fishing with his family along Blue Lake, Sun Lakes and on the Columbia river. Lupe loved to travel, and did so as often as he could, near and far.
Lupe is survived by his three loving children and his grandchildren Sharde Medrano, James Clark (Jessica), Saxony Medrano, Samuel Medrano (Brielle), Jaylen Hogh, Cazden Medrano, Jaden Medrano, Andrea Hogh, Travis Hogh and Oliva Hogh.
Lupe is also survived and remembered fondly by his life companion Mary Young and his four great-grandchildren Ellie, Christopher, Briellah, and Daxton.
Lupe is preceded in death by his loving wife Andrea; his brothers Junior, Robert and Emillo and his sisters Nora, Marti and Jenni.
In lieu of flowers, the Medrano family and Mary Young have requested donations be made to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church or Hope Source, both located in Moses Lake, Washington.
Viewings will be held in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. and a viewing and rosary at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021, at Kayser’s Chapel of Memories.
Please express your thoughts and memories at www.kayserschapel.com. Arrangements are under the care of Kayser’s Chapel of Memories of Moses Lake, Washington.