Guadalupe Reyes, 71, Albert Lea

Published 9:17 am Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The funeral service for Guadalupe Salinas Reyes will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service Albert Lea. Interment will be in St. Theodore Cemetery.


Guadalupe died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. He was 71 years old.

Guadalupe was born Sept. 11, 1940, in Matamoros, Mexico, to Hijinio and Maria (de la luz Salinas Rio) Reyes Salinas.

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Guadalupe graduated school in Mexico. He lived in Houston, Texas, Brownsville, Texas, and Albert Lea. Guadalupe married Elida Zuniga. He was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church. Guadalupe worked as a carpenter and also was a laborer in various factories. He enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and poker, listening to Mexican music. He especially enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren. He liked being in the kitchen and grilling out for his family.

Guadalupe is survived by his wife Elida; children: Alex Reyes, Jesus (Rosa) Reyes, Maria Losolla and Guadalupe (Lisa) Reyes Jr., all of Albert Lea; grandchildren: Jesse, Adriana, Andre, Lilia, Jasmine, Tony, Alicia, Regin, William and Dallas; great-grandchild: Dominic; brothers and sisters: Juana Reyes Bermudez, Hijinio Reyes Salinas, Catalina Garza Salinas and Isabel Reyes Castillo.

Guadalupe is preceded in death by his parents; son, Guadalupe; brothers and sister: Albaro Hinojosa Salinas, Gloria Reyes Salinas and Noe Reyes Castillo.