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Obituaries

  1. Ruby Terrina (Fina) Williams

    April 12, 2018

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    Ruby Terrina Williams (Fina) made her journey to Heaven on April 9, 2018.  She passed away from heart failure with her family by her side, after a long battle with lupus.  Ruby was born October 20, 1964 in Elgin, IL.  She was the daughter of the late Grace Alvarez (Bae Mae) and the late Willie Williams.   She was 53 years old.

    She grew up and attended school in Elgin,IL. where she was raised in a Christian household and attended church regularly as a child.  Ruby started her family ...
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  2. Jovita Carr

    April 9, 2018

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    Jovita Carr peacefully went home to our Lord on April 9, 2018.  She was born February 15, 1945, in Robstown, Texas to Simona (nee Perales) and Felisiano  Gonzalez.

    Jovita  moved to Elgin in the early 1960s from Kingsville, Texas where she met her beloved husband, Nicolas.  After a six-month courtship, they were married in Kingsville, Texas. He called her “my honey.” She called him “hon.” They were rarely apart and celebrated their 50th anniversary in December. He was at her bedside for months during her illness. She was as devoted to him ...
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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