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Obituaries

  1. Guillermina Luna Reyes

    March 26, 2018

    obit photo-GuillerminaGuillermina Luna Reyes passed away at St. Joseph Hospital on March 23, 2018.

    Guillermina was born on December 25, 1938 in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico to Maria Ines Reyes Carrera and Trinidad Luna. She had two brothers;  Juan Meldardo and Jose Luis, and two sisters: Maria Luisa and Flora Carlota.

    Guillermina had many interests including knitting and reading but loved to attend bible study and her prayer time. She also liked dancing and socializing with friends and her beloved family.

    Guillermina is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one son, Diego ...
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  2. Evelyn Kay Ackmann 1946-2018

    March 19, 2018

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    Evelyn Ackmann, 71 died on March 16,2018 at Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a 3 year struggle with cancer. 

    Evelyn was born on September 23,1946 in Aurora , Illinois to her parents Clinton and Grace Fry who proceeded her in death. 

    Survivors includes her husband of 49 years, James F. Ackmann of Elgin.  She is survived by her two sisters, Janet (Roger) Kilty of Naperville and Sally (Thomas) Horn of Boalsburg, PA.  She is survived by her sister-in -law. Mary (Glenn) Traub of Pearland, Texas. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews ...
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  3. Manuela Zavala

    Manuela Zavala died March 16, 2018 at her home in Gilberts, IL.

    Born in Mexico on May 5, 1922, she was the child of Salvador Mendez and Soledad Alonso. At the age of thirteen, she married her husband of seventy-three years, Secundino Zavala.  She had her first child at age fourteen and had her last at the age of forty-five. Throughout her life, she provided food, comfort, and time to her family members, giving her love to everyone that she met. She passed away at home at the age of ninety-one, her family beside her. Her life and love have ...
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  4. Berta Sanchez VDA de Gonzalez

    Berta  Sanchez VDA de Gonzalez died March 17, 2018 at St Joseph Hospital in Elgin.

    Berta was born April 20,1946 in El Salvador to Jose E. Sanchez & Maria Lidia Guzman.

    There will be a funeral mass held at St. Monica Catholic Church, 90 N John F. Kennedy Drive , Carpentersville, IL   on Thursday, March 22 at 10:00 am with Father Carlos Monsalve officiating

    Visitation will be held the same day at 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm at O’Connor- Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division Street, Elgin. Burial will be held in El Salvador  and the date to be determined. Please call 847-741-1400 ...
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  5. Decynthia S.D. Clements

    Clements, Decynthia2Decynthia S. D. Clements was born on May 3, 1983 in Park Ridge, Illinois to the union of Emma L. and Charles N. Clements. Cynthia departed this life on Monday, March 12, 2018.

    As a young girl, Decynthia grew up in Elgin and attended Larkin High School. She was affectionately known as Cynthia by her family and friends and grew up to be a homemaker and hairdresser.

    Cynthia leaves to cherish her memory: her son, Tyri Clements of Palatine; father, Charles (Shirley) Clements of Elgin; three sisters: Tonya Sneed,  Emmetia ...
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