OBITUARY

Reynaldo "Ronnie" L. Medina

July 13, 1960April 12, 2018

Reynaldo “Ronnie” L. Medina age 57, of La Union, NM left his dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with his Heavenly Father, Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was born July 13, 1960 in Canutillo, TX to Francisco H Medina and Guillermina L Medina. Mr. Medina spent over 30 years living and working in Austin TX until his retirement in 2013, from which he came back home to La Union to care for his father and be with family. He was active on the board of the local water association, a member of the town council in La Union, a member of the Jolly Elders in El Paso as well as a member of the parish council at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church. He was also the administrator of La Union Cemetery.

Survivors include his father Francisco H Medina of the family home; three brothers, Freddy L Medina, Frank L Medina and Phillip L Medina all of La Union. Other survivors include sisters-in-law, Naomi Medina, Irma Lazarin and Martha Medina; seven nieces and nephews and three great nephews, Yvette Lazarin, Viola Lazarin, Federico Medina Jr., Jake Medina, Raul Chacon, Justine Medina and Valerie Medina, RJ Ramos, Rylan J Medina, and Rayden Ramos and his beloved pet and companion Levi. He is preceded in death by his mother Guillermina L Medina and Armando Lazarin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Paul and John Pavia, Jake Medina, Raul Chacon, Noe Ruiz and Juan Arroyos.

  • FAMILY

  • Francisco H. Medina, Father
  • Freddy L. Medina, Brother
  • Frank L. Medina, Brother
  • Phillip L. Medina, Brother
  • Naomi Medina, Sister-in-law
  • Irma Lazarin, Sister-in-law
  • Martha Medina, Sister-in-law
  • Mr. Medina also leaves behind seven nieces and nephews and three great nephews, Yvette Lazarin, Viola Lazarin, Federico Medina Jr., Jake Medina, Raul Chacon, Justine Medina and Valerie Medina, RJ Ramos, Rylan J Medina, and Rayden Ramos and his beloved pet and companion Levi to cherish his memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Paul Pavia
  • John Pavia
  • Jake Medina
  • Raul Chacon
  • Noe Ruiz
  • Juan Arroyos

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Vigil Service Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, April 21, 2018
REMEMBERING

Reynaldo "Ronnie" L. Medina

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Irma Ramirez-Shepler

April 29, 2018

Ronnie & I met at the Attorney General’s Office In the 1980’s and formed a friendship from early on. We stayed in touch after he moved back home and I recall conversations when he talked about how glad he was to be able to be there to care for his dad. I found out Ronnie had passed away while in Austin April 25th for a friends retirement from the A.G.’s office. Everyone that didn’t know was in shock and instantly saddened. Ronnie brought sincere friendship and laughter to all of us and was genuine in his concern when a confidence was shared. My heart is saddened that Ronnie is no longer in this world. My sincerest sympathies to the family. Rest In Peace Dear Friend.

Zelma Lagunas

April 16, 2018

I would like to express my deepest condolences to Ronnie's family. I was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. I worked with Ronnie at the Attorney General's office in Austin, Tx. During this time we shared a close friendship and he would always come to my birthday celebrations. When I retired in 2003 we tried to stay in touch but then with our lives going in different directions it was difficult. Then I found out he had moved back to New Mexico to help take care of his father. He was a great friend and will pray for his soul and for his family during this difficult time. Zelma Lagunas, New Braunfels, Tx.