Jose M. Alvarez, 90, of Beatrice passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at the Beatrice Community Hospital.  He was born on July 26, 1933 in Harlingen, TX and graduated from high school in Texas. Jose worked for ten years at the Great Western Sugar Beet Factory and then spent nearly 30 years with Union Pacific Railroad.  He enjoyed doing lawn work for neighbors and socializing with them, as well as raising a nice garden. 

Josè is survived by Grace, Henry, Fred, Samuel, Larry, Marina and Michael; grandchildren, Patricia, Julie and husband Jesus, Cristina and husband Juan, Sandra and husband Gabby, Joana and spouse Adan, Carlos and wife Monica, Kelly and wife Kelly, Angel, Rachel, Samuel Jr., Iziah, Maria, Johnny, Lilli and Chardey, Ashley and spouse Rob, Dion and wife Cammi, Mariah and husband Bryan, Krystal and husband Lorenzo, Jennifer, Jessie and spouse Miguel, David and wife Jamie, Jessica and spouse Alex, Jessica, Jacob and his wife Amanda, Jonah, Aaliyah, Juanito, Josè, Keying, Josè, Caleb, Deja, Tanner, Tethys, Christan, Aaliyah; great-grandchildren, Ana and husband Mikey, Laura and spouse Scott, Angel, Selena and spouse Jesus, Marcus, Joaquin, Pedro, Yasmine and spouse Joshua, Enrique and spouse Edith, Leticia and spouse Jesse, Emi and spouse Daniel, Mateo, Azul, Jayda-Rose, Lucky, Romeo, Kye, Oliver, Anabeth, Thomas, Edwin, Shaylee, Brylee, Gunner, Mason, Addy, Janessa, Leandra, Bryce, Chase, Blake, Destiny, Brooklyn, Damon, Avery, Daxton, Lorenzo Jr, Accalia, Weslee, Iyanna, Esperanza, Jace, Adryanna, David James, Nova, Magnolia; great-great-grandchildren, Owen, Ezekiel, Jesse Jr., Adrian, Estrella, Ellie, Elia, Eleanor, Enoch, Santana, Zhymia, Avyana, Rey, Yveli, Thomas, Athena, Anna Beth, Freya, Coralie, Magnus, Kat V. John, Jade V. John, Edwin, and Oliver.   He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Maria Manuela (Teniente) Alvarez in 1998; son, Josè Alvarez Jr.; parents, Juan and Basilia (Santana) Alvarez.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Christina Aguilar officiating. Cremation will follow the service. The body will lie in state on Friday from noon until 8:00 P.M. at the Fox Funeral Home.  A memorial has been established to the family for future designation.  Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Beatrice.