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  1. Jose Salazar Ortiz

    April 15, 2019

    2photo2Jose Salazar Ortiz, 75,  died peacefully,  at his home in Elgin on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Jose was born in Mexico on December 4, 1943 to Tomas Salazar and Manuela Ortiz.

    Jose  touched the lives of so many. He was known for his willingness to help anyone in need and his trademark sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by his family: Wife, Hortencia, 14 children, 42 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, as well as his many friends and neighbors. Jose considered everyone his friend and was ...
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  2. Karina Olascoaga

    March 25, 2019

    KarinaKarina Olascoaga, 23, passed away Saturday, March 23, after a brave battle with cancer. Karina was born in Mexico City on May 12, 1995 to Javier Olascoaga and Luz Maria Sanchez.

    Karina and her parents arrived in Elgin when she was 3 years old in December 1998. She lived in Elgin all of her life. She attended Lords Park Elementary School, then on to Larsen Middle School and graduated from Elgin High School, class of 2013.

    Karina loved anything that was Disney, especially Mickey Mouse. She was also a huge fan ...
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  3. Billie L. Rouse

    March 20, 2019

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    Billie L. Rouse, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Born as Billie L Snowden, on June 1, 1937 in Jackson, TN to Louise Cole and J.D. Snowden. She graduated from West High School class of 1956 in Jackson Tennessee and was a cheerleader and also played basketball.

    Billie retired from Elgin Sweeper but over the years she previously had worked at Elgin Mental Health Center, First Card Credit Card Center, Housing Authority of Elgin, and Sherman Hospital.  She was for a short time a small business owner ...
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  4. James E. Redmond

    March 18, 2019

    James1James Edward Redmond left to be with God on March 13, 2019. James was born in Chicago on August 13, 1968 to Cenora Redmond and James Brown.

    James attended Parkman Elementary School and DuSable High School in Chicago. He later moved to Elgin, IL where he received his certification for billing and coding at the National Healthcare Association. James primary hobby was electronics. James loved his family and will be missed by all.

    James is preceded in death by his grandparents; Rocille and Percy Redmond, his parents; Cenora Redmond and James ...
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  5. Martin Aguilera Corona

    February 12, 2019

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    Martin Aguilera Corona, de 54 años, murió el Sábado, 9 de febrero 2019. Martin, nuestro querido padre, suegro, hermano, abuelo, amigo, y esposo nació el 9 de Agosto de 1964, en La Puerta de Andaracua. Sus padres fueron Juan y Concepción. Se casó con María Guadalupe en 1985, y tuvieron tres hijos.

    Él llegó a ser el dueño de una empresa de camiones, y fue un gran jefe para sus empleados. Se desempeñó como miembro técnico de una banda local en los 90s con gran éxito. Su pasión en ...
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