Jose Guadalupe Linan age 84, of Sleepy Eye, died on April 25, 2017, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel and will continue on Friday from 10 am until 12 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 12 pm. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Jose Guadalupe Linan was born in San Francisco, Guanajuato, Mexico on September 7, 1932 to Miguel Linan & Natividad Palma. Jose Linan was united in marriage to Francisca Garcia in the 1950’s in Guanajuato, Mexico. The couple then moved to Sleepy Eye in 1990. Jose enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, gardening, and cooking. Jose was a migrant worker, enjoyed traveling across the country to work in agriculture, and also dedicated many years of work at Del Monte Foods.
Jose is survived by his wife, Francisca Linan, children, Maria (Felix) Rosales, Cruz (Rosaura Huerta) Linan, Maria Guadalupe (Antonio) Alvarez, Maria Francisca (Alejandro) Guerra, Natividad (Francisco) Trevino, Ana (Santos) Jasso, Mayma (Genaro) Roman, Jorge (Martha) Linan, 30 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, a sister, Josefina Linan. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Maria DeJesus, son, Juan Antonio Linan, and mother- and father-in-law, Francisco & Maria Luisa Garcia.