Feb. 20, 1922 - Jan. 21, 2014
Resident of San Leandro
Daniel Medina passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 21st. He was a loving husband to Mary for over 67 years and a caring father to Gloria, Vicky, Frances and his son in law Tim. "Papa" was a devoted grandfather to Nicholas, Daniel and his wife Tracilyn.
Born in San Leandro to John and Frances Medina, Daniel was preceded in death by his siblings Jo, Oliver, John and George. He is survived by brothers, William and Tony, sister, Carmen, cousin, Shirl and their families. He will be greatly missed by the loving Jimenez family.
He proudly served in the 276th Infantry in WWII; Daniel saw action in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, January 27th, at Grissom's Mortuary, 267 E Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. A funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, January 28th, at 10:00 am at St. John Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to
or the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Published in Inside Bay Area on Jan. 24, 2014