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Elva Avendano
(12-28-1948 - 05-21-2015)

Elva Avendano, 66, of Elgin IL passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Alexian Brothers Hospice, after battling a short illness. She was born on December 28, 1948 in Pharr, Texas the daughter of Elias and Petra Lechuga. Elva was raised by her grandparents: Juanita and Jose DeLeon. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Lupe, Alfredo, Elias, Mario, Adolfo, Leonel, along with her grandparents. Elva was a devoted wife, and loving mother, grandmother and friend. She retired from Desoto Inc., in 1985 after 17 years. Elva was a very kind and generous person. She cared for everyone that came into her life and never turned anyone away, no matter the circumstances. Elva helped raise her grandchildren and did everything for everyone. She is survived by her husband of 48 years: Ramiro Avendano Sr.; a son: Ramiro (Veronica) Avendano Jr.; her six grandchildren: Cescelia, Chasya, Julian, Julius, Chloe and Jerico. She is also survived by many godchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and beloved friends. Visitation will be held on Friday April 24, 2015 from 4-8:00 P.M. at the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin IL 60120. Elva will be buried in Mission, Texas. For information, 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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