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Jesse R. Medina

April 8, 1968 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 51)

     Jesse R. Medina, age 51 of Ovid, MI, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital, Lansing, MI.

     A Memorial Service will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Ovid, MI at on Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:00 A.M. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00-11:00 A.M. at the church prior to the service.

     Jesse was born in St. Johns, MI on April 8, 1968 the son of Daniel and Irene (Salinaz) Medina.  He was an Ovid Elsie High School graduate with the Class of 1987.  Jesse resided all of his life in Ovid.

     Jesse was an avid sports fan, especially Michigan and Dallas football teams.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors.  His favorite pastime was riding around and he loved Tejano music.  Jesse enjoyed trail riding on his side by side.  But mostly he enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews.

     He is survived by his mother Irene Medina of Ovid, MI; brothers: Pete and Diane Salinaz of DeWitt, MI; Daniel Jr. and Francis Medina of Owosso, MI; Victor and Jamie Medina of Ovid, MI; Raymond and Josy Medina of Ovid, MI; sisters: Carmen and Frank Chontos of Riverview, MI; Caroline and Roberto Hernandez of Ovid, MI; Lucy Medina of Ovid, MI; and step-son Louie Garcia of Ovid, MI.  Jesse is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Jesse was preceded in death by his father, brother-in-law Don Hunt and niece Gina Renae Salinaz.

     Memorials may be made to the wishes of his family. Online condolences can be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.

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