Jesus "Chuy" Mendieta

December 27, 2004, February 23, 2019

Jesus Mendieta

Jesus “Chuy” Mendieta, 14, of Winnie, died Saturday, February 23, 2019, in an unexpected accident with his cousin and best friend, Fernando Vela, by his side. He was born to Marina and Oscar Mendieta, on December 27, 2004, in Galveston.

Jesus had been a resident of Winnie since 2009, formerly living in Port Bolivar. He was an 8th grade student at East Chambers Junior High in Winnie. He ran track and played football. Jesus was loved by his friends, teammates, and coaches. He was Catholic by faith, attending San Louis Catholic Church.

Survivors include his parents; two sisters, Sonia and Karla Mendieta; grandparents, Graciela Munoz, Ignacio Vela, Esteban Tovar Mendieta, and Juana Mendieta; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A gathering of Jesus’ family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Winnie, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

Jesus will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Video

Broussard's Mortuary
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie, TX
134 Buccaneer Drive Winnie, TX 77665
Gathering of Family and Friends
St. Louis Catholic Church
315 W. Buccaneer Dr. Winnie, TX 77665
Friday, March 01, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Rosary
St. Louis Catholic Church
315 W. Buccaneer Dr. Winnie, TX 77665
Friday, March 01, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Louis Catholic Church
315 W. Buccaneer Drive Winnie, TX 77665
Saturday, March 02, 2019
1:00 p.m.
Interment
Fairview Cemetery
223 Cemetery Dr Winnie, TX 77665

Comments (4)

  • Tracie Carver

    02 March 2019 at 13:24 | #

    I'm so sorry for your loss.May God give your family and your hearts comfort.Praying for your family.

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  • Betty Peebles

    28 February 2019 at 00:15 | #

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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  • Tammy Guillory

    27 February 2019 at 17:20 | #

    MY HEART AND PRAYERS GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF CHUY.... MY SON DEREK "DEE" GAINES SAID HE DIDNT ONLY LOSE A CLASSMATE OR FOOTBALL TEAMMATE HE LOST A BROTHER (THE FOOTBALL TEAM WAS REALLY CLOSE) HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM

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  • Jayson Bradley

    27 February 2019 at 03:49 | #

    When at a football game he stuck his hand in an ant pile for five bucks

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