Ernesto Medina, 70, of Nampa, who died Friday, Jan. 30, at the Nampa hospital, will be recited at 7 p.m.
Tuesday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Mass of Christian
burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
St. Paul's Catholic Church.
The Rev. George
Fahey, S.M., will celebrate with burial to follow at
Mount Calvary Cemetery,
Mr. Medina was
born Nov. 11, 1916, to Alfonso and Delores Salazar Medina,
at Allende, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, where he was reared and
married Santos Escamilla Gutierrez July 17, 1940, at
Allende. In 1942,
they moved to McAllen,
Texas, for a year, then made their home in
San Antonio, Texas,
where he worked as a carpenter for nearly 20 years.
The family moved in
1963 to California, where he worked as a farm
laborer. He retired
and they moved in 1973 to
Nampa, where he had since resided.
He was a
member of the Catholic Church.
He is survived by
his wife of Weiser; seven sons, Joe Medina of Pamona,
Calif.; John Medina of Caldwell, Ernest Jr. and Frank
Medina, both of Weiser, and Homer, Roger and Alfonso Medina,
all of Nampa; six daughters, Mary (Mrs. John) Moreno of
Stockton, Calif., Delores (Mrs. Victor) Lara of Chicago,
Ill., Ruth (Mrs. Arnulfo) Bermudez and Yolanda (Mrs. Rudy)
Ramirez, both of Caldwell, Rosie Medina of Weiser, and Norma
(Mrs. Ray) Vasquez of Waimanalo, Hawaii; a sister, Isabel
Guerra of Pharr, Texas; 25 grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded
in death by a brother and a granddaughter.
Memorials may be
made to the Mercy Medical Center Intensive Care Unit,
Nampa; or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call
at the Nampa Flahiff chapel today until 9 p.m., Wednesday
from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and may meet at the church for