Jose Jesus Magana is survived by his one & only love Antonia of 46 years. They began their life together & started their family in La Piedad, Michochan Mexico before completing their brood in America. He is survived by his wife and children Javier (Chas), Jaime (Maria L.), Arturo, Jesus, Carlos & Maria G. He had a passion for gardening & loved teaching his grandchildren the art of yardwork. He is survived by his grandchildren Danielle, Javier Jr., Vincent, Adrian, Mauricio, Angelica, Destiny, Angel, Raquel, Emilio, Benjamin, Nicholas, Yasmira, Carlos Jr., Marcos Jesus, Larenz & Santino; two great-grandchildren Koa & Sebastian. One of his greatest treasures was having a hand in building their home in Mexico. This allowed him to visit his siblings & extended family often. He is survived by his brothers & sisters Luis, Salvador, Guillermo, Alejandro, Rosa, Aurora, Blanca. Jose was an avid soccer fan. He introduced the sport to his children. They also developed love for the sport winning various championships. Traveling every weekend to different sporting events & trash talking the opponents parents. He lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed summertime grilling with his family, while enjoying a nice cold beverage. Napping under a tree with his belly out, Winnie the Pooh style and tejana over his face. He will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know him, witness to his energetic story telling and taste his home-grown chiles.He passes to join both his parents, Emilio & Maria Guadalupe. His sister Estella and granddaughter Izebel. They’re beloved dogs Chanfle, Russell & Chico & cat Sid.
Arrangements entrusted to Olen Funeral Home of Harvey: 15700 S. Emerald Ave. Harvey, IL 60426 (708-331-0654). Visitation will be on Monday, December 28, 2020 from 3 PM until 8 PM. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM. Prayer service to commence at 9:30 AM for 10 AM Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Church of Harvey with Rev. Edward Romanski officiating. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery Calumet City.
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