364 Division Street
Elgin, Illinois 60120

Obituaries

  1. Lorraine Montgomery

    February 20, 2018

    Pic-Montgomery, LorraineLorraine Montgomery was born in Cincinnati Ohio to Charles and Louise Whitehead on April 14, 1946.

    She grew up in the west end neighbourhood where her parents managed a small grocery store. Lorraine assisted in the store, working closely with her Aunt Julia Bird (Aunt Candy).

    Coming from a large extended family of uncles, aunts, and cousins who gathered regularly for family outings, some of her most memorable outings were fishing trips with Uncle Ben Whitehead and her cousins.

    Lorraine graduated from Our Lady of Angels Catholic High School, in 1964 ...
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  2. Manuel Lara

    February 7, 2018

    New Doc 2018-02-07

    Manuel Lara, 76, died at his home in Elgin on Monday, February 5, 2018.

    Manuel was born in Mexico on July 27, 1941 to Esperanza (Rodriguez) and Manuel Lara.

    Manuel married Magdalena Martinez in a little church in Mexico City.  They came to Elgin in 1971 and have lived here ever since with their children, grandchildren and extended family. 

    Manuel loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He was interested in airplanes, cars, soccer, boxing and auto mechanics. Manuel also loved music. There was always music playing. Music in ...
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