364 Division Street
Elgin, Illinois 60120

Obituaries

Uncategorized

  1. Celia Zamudio

    November 15, 2018

    Celia Zamudio, 79, died November 15, 2018 at JourneyCare Care Center in Barrington, IL.

    Celia was born in Mexico on February 24, 1939 to Francisco Nunez and Luisa Earrera.

    There will be a funeral service held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 272 Division Street in Elgin on Saturday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private. Please call O’Connor-Leetz at 847-741-1400 for more ...
    Read More

  2. Tommie Gene Martin, Jr.

    November 13, 2018

    Photo-Tommie Martin

    Tommie Gene Martin Jr., 61, was born in Tiptonville, Tennessee on February 17, 1957 to Tommie Gene Martin, Sr. and Robbie Ann Walker. He departed this life on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

    Tommie moved to Elgin in the early 70’s where he attended Elgin public schools. He enjoyed watching movies and was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He found most joy in celebrating life with family and friends.

    Tommie leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Robbie Ann; his son, Tommie Martin III.; four brothers; Jerry Martin, Christopher (Melissa) ...
    Read More

  3. Samuel Medina

    October 9, 2018

    photo-Medina, S

    Samuel Medina, 41, died October 5, 2018 at his home in McHenry, IL.

    Samuel, son of Francisca Arenas and Jose Medina was born on May 4, 1977 in Elgin, Illinois.

    Samuel loved his three sons and family. He enjoyed cooking, watching UFC & comedy shows and training at the jiu-jitsu academy.  Samuel  also loved his job and the people he worked with.

    He is preceded in death by his grandmother and Mother.

    Samuel is survived by his father;  his wife, Carmina Martinez,  his sons; Xavier, Jovanni, Joel, sisters; Catherine Acosta and Becky Bourgeois; brother, Ornder Bourgeois; nephews: Luis Ortiz, Eddie ...
    Read More

  4. Guadalupe Cortez

    Photo- Cortez, GuadalupeGuadalupe Lopez, 78, of Elgin, died Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital.

    Guadalupe was born in Mexico on September 9th, 1940 to Salud (Perez) and Amado Cortez.

    He loved farming,  spending time outdoors, and most importantly spending time with the family. 

    Guadalupe Cortez was preceded in death by his parents and sister.

    He is survived by wife, Elena Cortez , his four sisters and his two brothers. 

    Visitation will be held at O'Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 272 Divison St., Elgin, on  Wednesday, October 10,  4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place ...
    Read More

  5. Esmerejildo Salazar

    October 8, 2018

    photo 2Salazar, E.Esmererildo Salazar, aged  61 years old, passed away at Delnor Community Hospital on Friday, October 5, 2017.

    Esmerejildo was born in Mexico on April 13, 1957 the son of Teresa (Morales) and Enrique Salazar.

    Esmerejildo was a hardworking, loving and caring person who always put his family first.

    Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St. in Elgin. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 272 Division Street, Elgin, with Father Elesario Palencia ...
    Read More