Jose Guadalupe HINOJOSA (1927-2004) (obit.)
Jose Guadalupe Hinojosa
Jose Guadalupe "Lupe" Hinojosa 76 passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2004 at Woodland Memorial Hospital. Born on December 12, 1927 in Tonaya, Jalisco, Mexico, where he grew up and attended school. Mr. Hinojosa was a resident of Yolo County for the past 50 years, and was self-employed in his landscape business in Esparto for 30 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, West Yolo Council 10058, where he held the position of Outside Guard.
He is survived by his mother Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez of Los Angeles; daughters Bonnie Hinojosa of Woodland, and Rosa Hinojosa of West Sacramento; sons Miguel Hinojosa of Colima, Mexico, and Fernando Hinojosa of Tijuana, Mexico; sisters, Carmen Hinojosa of Modesto, Anita Hinojosa of Los Angeles, and Teresa Hinojosa of Houston, Texas; brothers Miguel Hinojosa of Woodland, Mateo Hinojosa of Nogales, Arizona, and Roberto Hinojosa of Los Angeles; grandchildren Melanie Clark of West Sacramento, Robert Clark of Arkansas, Alex Hinojosa, Felix Salazar and long time companion Vesta Smith all of Woodland. Ten great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews also survive him. He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Guadalupe Hinojosa in 1995.
A vigil service is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, with a mass of Christian burial to follow at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Woodland. Interment to follow at Capay Cemetery in Esparto. Reception will follow at St. Martin Church, East Grafton St., Esparto. The family request donations be made to Hinojosa Memorial fund, at Bank of the West, 186 Main Street in Woodland, Account Number 118-298819-1995, in his memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Funeral Services of Woodland.
(A photograph of Mr. Hinojosa is included with this obituary.)
(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Saturday, January 24, 2004, (Woodland, Yolo County, California). Submitted with the permission of the "The Daily Democrat," 711 Main St., Woodland, CA 95695. <http://www.dailydemocrat.com/>
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