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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Manuel Medina

  • Manuel Medina, 88, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at Trinity Manor, Dodge City. He was born on Feb. 27, 1924 in Sena, N.M., the son of Telasford and Clarita (Trujillo) Medina.
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  • Manuel  Medina, 88, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at Trinity Manor, Dodge City.  He was born on Feb. 27, 1924  in Sena, N.M., the son of Telasford and Clarita (Trujillo) Medina.
    He married Susie Guerrero Dec. 18, 1954 in Clayton, N.M. She survives.
    Manuel lived in Hugoton for 40 years, working for the Atchison Topeka Railroad for 42 years before retiring. He moved to Dodge City after retiring from the railroad.
    Manuel had a passion for fishing and also enjoyed woodworking, gardening, watching baseball, boxing, and spending time with his family.
    He was a member of the of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Knights of Columbus all of Dodge City.
    He is survived by his wife Susie of the home; two sons, Jesse Medina and wife Belinda of Hugoton and Bobby Medina and friend of Topeka; three daughters, Theresa Estes and husband Ralph of Dodge City, Yolanda Blattner and husband Jeff of Montezuma, and Patricia Oder and husband Fred of Canyon, Texas. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. 
    He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; one sister; four step brothers; one granddaughter; and one son, Mike.
    Funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Dodge City Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Ted Skalsky presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City. Vigil Service was held at 7 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2012 at the church. 
    Visitation took place from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Manor in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.

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