Domingo Baldivia Sr.

Joliet, Illinois

Apr 16, 1946 – May 19, 2019


April 16, 1946
May 19, 2019


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Domingo Baldivia Sr.

Domingo Baldivia Sr., age 73, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Domingo is survived by his loving wife, Felicita (nee Arellano); children, Armandina (Joel) Martinez, Belinda McNear and Domingo Jr. (Micaela) Baldivia; grandchildren, Deanna (Ezekiel) Zepeda, Renee Martinez, Lena Martinez, Antonio (Jessica) McNear, Alexander McNear and Dominique Baldivia; six great-grandchildren, Angel, Aaliyah, Delilah, Antonio, Evangeline and Emma; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by his parents, Fidel and Juanita (nee Guzman) Baldivia.

Domingo was born in Texas and moved to Joliet in 1967 to work for Caterpillar Tractor Co. for 30 years prior to his retirement. He was a former member of the Will County Old Timers Baseball Club and enjoyed playing hardball for many years in the Joliet area. Domingo was an avid sports fan and created many memorable moments with his son, from attending Super Bowl XXX to experiencing the St. Louis Cardinals win game 7 of the World Series in 2011. He will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Domingo's name to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet or Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated.

A celebration of Domingo's life will begin on Thursday, May 23, 2019 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Joliet. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Obituary and tribute wall for Domingo Baldivia Sr. at Arrangements entrusted to:

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Prayers for you Fela, and the rest of the family. I have great memories of all the times we gathered at my grandpa Rey's and grandma Rose's house. Those were such great times. Love you all.

My deepest condolences,
Stefani Baldivia Hudson

Prayers and fond memories are what we have of our cousin and nephew, Domingo. Felicita, please accept our condolences and may our Lord comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Sincerely, Robert Baldivia Sr., and Raymond Baldivia Sr.

Mandy we are very sorry for the loss of your beloved father.
Our condolences to your family.
Gloria, Joel, Vanessa & Martinez Family