John Ernesto Medina, Age :75

Jun 15,1944---Feb 01,2020

John Ernesto Medina    

June 15, 1944 - February 1, 2020 


John Ernesto Medina passed away peacefully on February 1st 2020 in Santa Fe New Mexico at the age of 75. John was preceded in death by Judy, the mother of his three children, his wife Susan Taos NM, Mother Margartia and Father Epimenio El Prado NM, brother David Taos NM and Grandson Roman Yucaipa CA. He is survived by his Children David (Xoila) Tehachapi CA, Rick (Dianna) San Jacinto CA, James (Xochilt Yucaipa CA, Wendy (Marcos) Taos NM, Mark (Trish) Rio Rancho NM. Grandchildren Brandon and Brianna Tehachapi CA, Anthony, Erick, and Adriann San Jacinto CA, Desiree and Alexis Taos NM, Ryann and Rachael Taos NM, Kathryn and Brittany Rio Rancho, Raul Santa Maria CA, Blanca Tehachapi CA, Liliana Yucaipa CA. Great Grandchildren Alaya, Adriel, Ashton, Braiden, Krista, Mathew, Michael, and Joanna. Brothers Manuel (Susan) Santa Fe NM, Michael (Liz) Taos NM. Sisters Priscilla (Joe) Martinez Espanola NM, Bea (Loren) Maes and Patricia (Michael) Ninnerman Taos NM.  John is also survived by many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many other family and friends.


John was a man that truly loved the outdoors, he loved to go fishing, hunting, and to gather firewood for the winter.  Most of all John loved his family and friends. He will be truly missed by everyone that knew him. We thank God for giving us the many wonderful years that we had to share our lives with him. A Memorial Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Taos on February the 22nd at 10:00 am, with interment to follow at the Miera Family Cemetery and a Celebration of Life with reception and lunch at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  All are welcome to attend and celebrate John’s life. The Family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, and love.

The Family of John Medina have entrusted the care of their loved one to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150 

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Beatrice & Loren Maes Feb 13 ,2020

Sister & brother in law ,Taos ,New Mexico

Brother, we saw you grow weaker before our eyes, then The Lord came and took you home. You left us sad but full of beautiful memories of the years we all shared. You will always be in our hearts. Love you brother