Juan Jose Mendez, 71, of Ganado passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Juan was born on Tuesday, March 19, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Fransico and Maria Molina Mendez. Juan is survived by his wife Janie Trevino Mendez; his children, Rose Rivera, Tony Mendez, Sr. and Johnny Joe Mendez, Sr.; his sisters, Aurora Arzola, Ninfa Escamilla, and Margaret Ortega; his brothers Gilbert Mendez, Jimmie Mendez and Robert Mendez; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Juan is preceded in death by his parents, and two of his brothers. Visitation is Friday, Oct. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Ganado Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass is Saturday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating with interment at Assumption Catholic Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 361-771-2120.