364 Division Street
Elgin, Illinois 60120

Obituaries

  1. Berta Sanchez VDA de Gonzalez

    March 19, 2018

    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Manuel Lara

    February 7, 2018

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    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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  5. Juan Carlos Hinojosa

    January 31, 2018

    Pic Juan Carlos HinojosaJuan Carlos Hinojosa, 39, died January 26, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Juan was born in Mexico on July 12, 1978 to Juan Hinojosa and Elisa Herrera.

    Visitation will be held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 6 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Interment will be inJamay, Jalisco, Mexico

    Please call O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home for more information or visit us at www.oconnor-leetz.com and on ...
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