Joseph Edward Santana

December 28, 1949April 11, 2021

Joseph E Santana, age 71, of Houston, Texas passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Joseph was born December 28, 1949.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Jane Magdalena Santana; step daughter Jenifer Colunga; step son Ronnie Ramirez; and step son Robert Ramirez; sister Magaret Espinosa (Robert), sister Mary Lucio, brother Lawrence Santana (Angie Romero), brother Jesse Santana (Bertha Cardenas) and brother Richard Santana. Also left to cherish his memory are numerous nieces and nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by sister Sally Mae Santana; sister Janie Rodriguez Santana; sister Susie Castillo Santana; sister Josephine Velasquez Santana; brother Frank Santana and brother Robert Santana.

Joseph was the Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus chapter 15949. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion post 472.

A funeral service will occur Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 7250 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77011. A burial will occur Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 11:00 AM. A committal service will occur Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Forest Park Lawndale, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, TX 77023.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Santana family.


  • Jane Magdalena Santana, Wife
  • Jenifer Colunga, Step Daughter
  • Ronnie Ramirez, Step Son
  • Robert Ramirez, Step Son
  • Magaret Espinosa (Robert), Sister
  • Mary Lucio, Sister
  • Lawrence Santana (Angie Romero), Brother
  • Jesse Santana (Bertha Cardenas), Brother
  • Richard Santana, Brother
  • Sally Mae Santana, Sister (deceased)
  • Janie Rodriguez Santana, Sister (deceased)
  • Susie Castillo Santana, Sister (deceased)
  • Josephine Velasquez Santana, Sister (deceased)
  • Frank Santana, Brother (deceased)
  • Robert Santana, Brother (deceased)


  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Joseph Edward Santana

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Joe Salinas

April 20, 2021

My prayers and condolences go out to all the family

Love your cousin Joe Salinas

Elizabeth Carmona

April 20, 2021

Joe, you will always be loved and missed by the Carmona family. You always had a big smile and full of laughs. You were my go to person to keep us informed of the family. I will miss my tortillas you would make for us. I will always love you cousin. Nena you had a special angle at your side and always will.

JUAN Ponce De leon

April 19, 2021

To Joe’s family I would like to thank the family for all that Joe and his wife did for the legion. Always volunteering to help cook for fundraisers and whatever the legion needed, he will be surely missed. May you Rest In Peace and condolence to the family. You will always remain in our heart.

Christine Castillo

April 19, 2021

My tio, I will miss your hugs and your hats... but mostly your smile.. thank you for always making me feel so loved ❤️

Albert Villegas

April 19, 2021

Joe Santana
I met him thur his bro Jessie , he made some awesome menudo.
My condolences to the familia.

Anna Madrigal

April 18, 2021

I can see you with your snoopy hat entering the Golden Gates of heaven and saying "just doing it" the last walk down that Golden road to meet our heavenly father.. Rest in peace my love.I love Tio. Till we meet again.