Vanessa Rueda Vanessa E. Rueda, Esq. passed away peacefully with her family and friends at her side, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Barrington, at the age of 57. She leaves behind her loving partner, Christine Delouette, and is survived by her sons, Jaime and Jorge Borda of Hoffman Estates; her brother, Dr. Luis E. Rueda; and father, Dr. Edurado Rueda. She was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia on March 15, 1955, the daughter of Drs. Edurado and Rosabla Rueda. She attended the University of Illinois in Champaign and studied law. Upon graduation, she opened a private practice in Schaumburg, where she served the Latino community for over 20 years in Chicago and the Northwest suburbs. Vanessa had also established a second home and real estate rental business in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she had planned to retire to. Giving and nurturing to everyone one she encountered, she will be missed. Family, friends, and colleagues may visit at Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2550 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates. The service will begin at 12 noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. For more information call 847-752-6444 or visit

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Dec. 7, 2012