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René Philip Tinoco

April 7, 1972 — September 6, 2022

René Philip Tinoco, 50, of Topeka, Kansas, died Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at his home.

He was born April 7, 1972, in Topeka, the son of Reymundo and Guadalupe C. (Barranco) Tinoco.

René grew up in Topeka, graduating from Hayden Catholic High School in 1990. 

He worked for Embroidery Plus as a screen printer.  He enjoyed cooking and grilling, playing pool, and celebrating the 4th of July with lots of fireworks.  He was a sports fan and some of his favorite teams included the Chicago Bears, San Antonio Spurs, and the Kansas Jayhawks.

René is survived by a daughter, Aurelia Jo Tinoco of Topeka; a sister, Anita Tinoco Gomez of Topeka; a brother, Steven Tinoco and his wife Juli of Topeka; nieces, Melissa Gomez of Topeka, Alicia Downing of Topeka, Viviana Tinoco of Topeka; nephews, Reymundo Tinoco of Topeka, and Rio Tinoco of Topeka.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law.

The family will receive friends at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603 on Sunday, September 18th from 4:00-6:00pm, where a rosary will be prayed at 6pm.  A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00am, Monday, September 19, 2022, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 201 NE Chandler St. Topeka, KS 66616.

Memorial contributions can be made to Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603, to help the family with final expenses.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, September 18, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Rosary

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Starts at 6:00pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, September 19, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

201 NE Chandler St, Topeka, KS 66616

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