Guadalupe Callejas

Guadalupe Callejas

Tuesday, December 12th, 1933 Saturday, May 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Guadalupe Barajas Callejas

Guadalupe Barajas Callejas, 12/12/1933 – 05/25/2019

On May 25, 2019 Guadalupe Barajas Callejas passed away peacefully surround 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 December 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 held at San Felipe Catholic Church in Pearl, Michigan. There will be a public visitation at Chappell Funeral Home in Fennville, Michigan on Friday May 31, 2019 from 4 pm- 6:15 pm, rosary beginning at 6:15 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Saturday June 1, 2019 at San Felipe Catholic Church, visitation one hour prior from 10 am to 11 am, with the Father Fabio Garzon, V.F, Pastor in Solidum officiating. Interment to follow at the Pearl Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, May 31st, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Chappell Funeral Home
    637 W. Main St.
    Fennville, Michigan
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    Friday, May 31st, 2019
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Rosary to begin at 6:15 PM.
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    San Felipe De Jesus Misson
    5586 117th Ave
    Fennville, MI
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    Saturday, June 1st, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Rosary Service

    Friday, May 31st, 2019 | 6:15pm
    Chappell Funeral Home
    637 W. Main St.
    Fennville, Michigan
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, May 31st, 2019
  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    San Felipe De Jesus Misson
    5586 117th Ave
    Fennville, MI
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019
    Father Fabio Garzon
  • Interment

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 |
    Pearl Cemetery
    117th Ave, half mile east of 56th St.
    Clyde Townshiop, MI
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    Saturday, June 1st, 2019

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Tyrone Wallace

Sorry to hear about your brother, Guadalupe. May the Great God of the Universe, Jehovah, be with you during this time of sorrow. Please remember the Scripture at John 5:28, 29 which reads: "28 Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out." Tyrone Wallace
Comment | Posted at 01:55pm via Condolence

Helen Steanburg

Thoughts and Prayers for everyone. Rod & Helen Steanburg
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Guadalupe B. Callejas
Comment | Posted at 12:07am via Condolence

Guadalupe B. Callejas

Born on a ranch in the Valley of South Eastern Texas on the outskirts of a small town called Ed Couch, Texas. His birth-date will forever be remembered as a National Holiday in the country of Mexico honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe; Mexico's Patron Saint. He was brought into this world on Dec. 12, 1933. He entered the heavenly stars near the shores of Lake Michigan and West of The Allegan Forrest in a small town called Fennville, Michigan. His last breathe was at 2:48 P.M. on May 25, 2019. He was a good and decent man and will forever be remembered as a man who toiled the land, who loved his people, and a man whose orbit was his culture..He is survived by the world as we know it and all the folks who loved and respected him endlessly. He has now gone into the heavens and resides in the arms and kingdom of our Heavenly Father and is the comfort of Our Lord and Savior ...Jesus Christ. "For it was the heavens that brought him to be"...He was 85 years old. This was our father...Your friend...Your Uncle...Your Grandfather.
G.B. Callejas #2
Comment | Posted at 11:14pm via Condolence

Guadalupe B Callejas #2

He was a man of culture, and a man we all loved dearly. He shall forever be embedded in the hearts of many. " Que Dios Lo Tenga En La Gloria"
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