Guadalupe Barajas Callejas, 85
Guadalupe Barajas Callejas passed away peacefully on May 25, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 85 years old. Guadalupe was a good father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, son, brother and friend, especially to those in need.
Guadalupe was born in Dec. 12, 1933, in Edcouch, Texas, to the late Epifanio Artemio Callejas and Guadalupe Barajas. He was raised in Villagran, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Guadalupe was a hard worker, who loved to sing, garden and attend family events.
He is survived by his former wife Juanita Robles Callejas and his children, Esther (Mark) Fifelski, Esteban (Melissa) Callejas, Roberto (Maris) Callejas, Nicomedes Callejas, Guadalupe Callejas, Naomi (Dave) Muyskens, Minerva Breeding (Jeremy), and Samuel Callejas (Marcia); 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brother Fernando Callejas, his sister Maria Guadalupe Callejas Andrade and his partner, Catherine Reichel.
Guadalupe was preceded in death by his siblings, Sequndo, Artemio, Gloria C. Mosqueda, Simona C. Lopez, Josefina, Lalo, Jose, Trinidad, Ramona and Martin Callejas.
The funeral will be at San Felipe Catholic Church in Pearl. There will be a public visitation at Chappell Funeral Home in Fennville on Friday, May 31, from 4 to 6:15 p.m., with the rosary beginning at 6:15 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at San Felipe Catholic Church with the Father Fabio Garzon, V.F, Pastor in Solidum officiating. Interment will follow at Pearl Cemetery.