Rebecca Gomez

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Rebecca Gomez

1929 - 2017

Rebecca Gomez, 87, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at United Hospital System Kenosha Campus.

Born in San Antonio, Tex., on Aug. 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late George and Beatrice Ortiz.

In 1947, she married Ignacio Gomez. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Kenosha. He preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 2003.

Rebecca dedicated her life to raising her seven children. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving Rebecca are her five sons, Alfred (Di Yin) Gomez of Yorkville, Ronald (Alaine) Gomez of Hingham, Mass., Howard (Janet) Gomez of Brown Deer, Gregory (Kristen) Gomez of Kenosha, and Steven Gomez of Chicago, Ill.; two daughters, Diane (Gary Kleck) Gomez of Tallahassee, Fla., and Jeanette (Michael) Sorensen of Kenosha; 17 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three sisters, Gloria Ortiz, Hortense Acosta, and Evangeline Acosta; and three brothers, George, Gilbert, and Richard Ortiz. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She is preceded in death by a brother, Edward Ortiz.

Visitation will be held at Proko Funeral Home on Monday, July 31, from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Green Ridge Cemetery.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: 262-654-3533

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Published online at on July 28, 2017