Jose Emilio Sajrapal


Jose Emilio Sajrapal, 60, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. 

He was born on Jan. 5, 1958, to the late Juan Federico and Victoria Hernandez Sajrapal. 

Jose has been a resident of Cleveland for the last 20 years, after moving here from New Mexico.  He was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Therese Catholic Church.  Jose was a gifted mechanic and he could fix just about anything.  Above all things, he loved spending time with his family. 

In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by two sons: Manuel Sajrapal and Dani Sajrapal. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Guillermina Lozano Sajrapal; five children: Mireya Mendoza (Enrique), Juan Sajrapal, Emilio Sajrapal (Dianna), Lilian Sajrapal (William), and Nancy Sajrapal; and grandchildren: Eilynn, Alvaro, Katy, Daniel, Brandon, Jonathan, Camila, Melissa, Etan.  

The family will receive friends, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at St. Therese Catholic Church, located at 900 Clingan Ridge Drive, Cleveland, TN 37312. 

Visitation will take place overnight, until the mass on Friday.  A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at St. Therese, with burial to follow in Fort Hill Cemetery. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Jose, or your condolences with his family, at his online memorial located at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Sajrapal family with these arrangements.


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