73, of Nampa, left us on
Thursday, June 5, 1997, at a
hospital to be with our father in heaven.
Vigil services will
be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Nampa. Funeral
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 9, 1997, at
St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa, with the Rev. Father
Carlos Perez, of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church,
will follow at Mount
Jose was born on
Nov. 23, 1923, in Piedias Negras, Mexico,
a son of Idelfonso and Julia Moncada Menchaca,
He was educated in eagle Pass, Texas.
He joined the Army
during WWII and worked as an ambulance driver.
Casimira Hernandez on March 18, 1949, in Eagle Pass, Texas.
They moved to Nampa in 1970.
He survived by
his wife Casimira, of Nampa; two sons, Henry Menchaca and
his wife Gloria; Manuel Menchaca and his fiancee Lori
Deakins, all of Nampa; nine grandchildren, Lisa Gallegos,
Joe Menchaca, Melisa Farias, Rachel Vicente, Victoria
Menchaca, Henry Menchaca, Jr., Maribel Menchaca, Joseph
Menchaca, Raul Menchaca; fifteen great-grandchildren,
several brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded
in death by parents Julia and Idelfonso Menchaca, three
nephews Juan Torres, Louie "Pollito" Cepeda, and Jesse