Santiago Gonzalez

SANTIAGO GONZALEZ, 88 ROCKFORD - Santiago Gonzalez, 88, of Rockford passed away at 12:02 p.m. July 10, 2013. He was born July 25, 1924, in Guantanamo, Cuba; the son of Juan and Juana Castillo. He lived in Rockford 42 years, coming here from Cuba. He married Elidia Videaux; she predeceased him April 4, 2006. He was a store owner in Cuba for over 30 years. He attended St. Anthony Church. Santiago loved cooking and spending time with his grandchildren shopping. Survivors include children, Maritza, Santiago Isidro Jr., Juana Iris Gonzalez-Koeneke; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, in St. Anthony Church, with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be Saturday morning at the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Interment following in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family and a memorial will be established at a later date. Arrangements are with Gasparini & Oliveri Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 707 Marchesano Drive. Condolences to: www.gasparinioliverifuneral.net.

Funeral Home

Gasparini & Oliveri Funeral Service Inc
707 Marchesano Dr Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 964-6332

Published in Rockford Register Star from July 18 to July 19, 2013