Tito DeAnda, 28, of St. James, died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

Tito DeAnda, 28, of St. James, died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Augustana Lutheran Church in St. James with Rev. Kathleen Ulland-Klinkner officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James from 4 to 8 p.m., and at the church one hour before services on Wednesday. You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.

Gonzalo Feliberto ‘Tito’ DeAnda, III, was born in McAllen, Tex., Nov. 7, 1989 to parents Gonzalo Feliberto DeAnda, Jr and Marta Elena Reyes. Tito grew up in St. James and graduated from Butterfield/Odin High School in 2008. He then attended Ridgewater Community College in Willmar. Tito work construction for various companies most recently Romsdahl Companies where excelled in several positions. Tito was a ladies man, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family going to concerts, comedy shows, working on stereo equipment and hanging out. In school he excelled in football and track. He was a great role model for his special homie Vincent.

Tito leaves to mourn his passing his mother, Marta Reyes of St. James; father, Gonzalo DeAnda Jr, of Tex; brother, Ray Reyes of Comfrey; sister-in-law, Hilary Baarson of Comfrey; nephew and godson Darius James Reyes of Comfrey; cousin, Ruben Reyes of St. James; paternal grandmother Fermina Chariz of Tex; special people in his life Dana, Vincent M. Avila of St. James, Ana, Giovanni, Anahi Flores of St. James and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.