William “Willie” John Jimenez, 92, Chanute, died Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Willie was born in Clay Center on June 25, 1917, the son of Guadalupe and Juana Jimenez.
Willie served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII where he served in Germany.
He was united in marriage to Consuelo “Connie” Saucedo on July 10, 1948 in Reno, Nev. She survives, of the home.
He worked at Monarch Cement Plant for 30 years until his retirement.
Along with his wife, Connie, he is survived by a daughter, Linda Espinosa; three sons, Ralph Jimenez, Willie Jimenez, Jr., and Tony Jimenez; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and four brothers.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 27 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the church.
Memorials in his name may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and may be left with the funeral home.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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