Jose Magana

Jose L. Magana, 84, of Berwyn, died Sept. 24, 2020. Mr. Magana worked as a mechanic in the trucking industry.  

He was the husband of 67 years to Bertha Magana (nee Cortez); the father of Debra Magana, Yolanda (Roger) Marcus, Amelia (Rick) Morales, Jose L. (Martha) Magana, Jr.,  Anna Magana, Sophia (Scott) Hopman, Andrew Magana, Christopher (Sonia) Magana; the grandfather of Jillian, Garrett, Ricky, Nicky, Louie, Jake, Mallory, Joseph, Halie, Matthew, Julie, Alyssa, Luke, Josh, Ashley, Lil Chris and Lilly; the great grandfather of Maddie, Mason, Jade, Esme, Eli, Elise, Anally, Emma, Christopher, Miguel, David, Jordan, Audrey and Aliana; the brother of two brothers and four sisters; and an uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. Funeral Mass on Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at St. Leonard Church, Berwyn. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

All state and federal COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines followed. All guests were required (maximum of 50 at a time) to wear a facial covering and maintain social distancing.

You can express condolences online at or send sympathy cards to the family by mailing to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Jose Magana family.