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Elgin, Illinois 60120

Obituaries

  1. Bruno Perez

    October 23, 2017

    Perez, BrunoBruno Perez, 89 of Elgin, died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Citadel Nursing Center, Elgin.  Born October 16, 1928 in Cotulla, Texas, he was the son of Pedro and Paula (Verell) Perez, Sr.

    Bruno was known as the “Godfather” and Mayor of Elgin.  He loved and helped all people when needed. 

    He is preceded in death by his loving wife  Ramona in 1992; his parents; three sons Juan, Oscar, and Jose; one brother Domingo Perez.

    Bruno is survived by six sons; Bruno Jr. of Elgin, Rudy of Texas, Almando (Betty) of Colinsville, IL., ...
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  2. Linda L. Graves

    October 2, 2017

    Linda L. Graves, age 64 of Elgin, passed away peacefully in Presence St. Joseph Hospital on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Linda was born in Bethune, Colorado on December 17, 1952 to Aggie Henderson and Harry Diekman. She married Kelvin L. Graves in 1975 in Denver, CO, moved to Elgin in 2000 and divorced in 2007.

    Linda managed a Subway restaurant while in Denver and when she moved to Elgin she used her sewing and quilting talents to make a living. Linda was instrumental in assisting her mother-in-law during her illness.

    Linda was a faithful member of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist ...
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