Guillermo Magana


Guillermo Magana died surrounded by his loving wife and family on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at Watsonville Post Acute Facility. He was 79.

He was born in Tangancicuaro, Michoacan, Mexico on Dec. 6, 1938 to Rosa Andrade and Ambrosio Magana. He had been a local resident for the last 58 years.

He was an avid walker and participated in walkathons and enjoyed playing poker. He also loved old Mexican movies; one of his favorite actors was Mario Moreno “Cantinflas.” Mr. Magana enjoyed spending time with his family and making them laugh.  

He is survived by his wife, Isabel Ventura; their children, Martha Leyva Magana, Irma Magana, Guillermo Magana Jr., Ambrocio Magana, Gloria Magana, Vanessa Magana; 23 grandchildren; and siblings, Salvador Magana, Ambrocio Magana, Arturo Magana and Fernando Magana.

Visitation will be held at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5-9 p.m. with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 8 there will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at Assumption Church at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Valley Public Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of the Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, www.avemariamemorialchapel.com.

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