Born: December 9, 1936
Died: September 9, 2012
Friday, September 14, 2012
12:00 Noon – 9:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home
Funeral Service:
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Prayers begin at 10:45 am
Michaels Funeral Home
Funeral Mass:
Begins at 11:30 am
St. Matthew Catholic Church
1001 E. Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL
St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery
Palatine, IL

Guadalupe R. “Lupe” Gonzalez (nee Robles), 75, a resident of Hoffman Estates for 49 years and formerly of Des Plaines for 6 years, was born on December 9, 1936 in Carrizo Springs, TX to the late Andres and the late Marina Robles (nee Martinez) and passed away peacefully on September 9, 2012 at her home in Hoffman Estates surrounded by her loving family.

Lupe loved gardening, needlework and enjoyed time with her grand-children. Her friends enjoyed her “bottomless coffee pot” and “open door philosophy”.

Lupe was the loving mother of Gloria (Jesus) Hernandez, Elva (Tomas) Almanza, Estella (John) Kessro and Ernesto Jr. (Marianne) and the late Graciela; dear grandmother of Mario Hernandez, Melissa (Andrew) Tegarden, Tomas Sara and Laura Almanza, John-Paul and Kevin Kessro and Stephanie and Samantha; proud great-grandmother of Jayden and Natalie Almanza-Hernandez and Izabella Tegarden; fond sister of nine she was the beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews; she will also be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Lupe’s name to Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois,

For further information, please contact Michaels Funeral Home at 847-891-2900.