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Ruth Velez

February 22, 2021

Obituary

Visitation for Mrs. Ruth Velez is Friday, February 26, 2021 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Northlake Funeral Home. Service Saturday morning at 11 a.m, also at the funeral home. Interment Fairview Memorial Park. 

Ruth was a lunch lady for some 28 years at Yates Elementary School, in Chicago until her retirement. She can be best described as loving and caring, helping unconditionally. She was particularly skilled at spoiling her grandchildren and great-granchildren. 

Ruth is survived by her children, Anselmo, Elsa and Debbie; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She was one of 8 siblings (6 boys, 3 girls) of whom her brother, Mike survives. She was preceded in death also, by her husband Miguel in 2001 and son, Peter in 2013. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northlake Funeral Home
140 E North Ave
Northlake, IL 60164

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Northlake Funeral Home
140 E North Ave
Northlake, IL 60164

Committal Service with Burial
Saturday
February 27, 2021

11:30 AM
Fairview Memorial Park
900 N Wolf Rd
Northlake, IL 60164

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