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Alonzo "Chato" Alvarado Jr.
(10-09-1952 - 12-24-2015)

Alonzo "Chato" Alvarado Jr., 63, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2015. Born in San Juan, Texas, he lived most of his life as an Elgin resident.

Chato was a proud father, son, brother, grandpa, great grandpa, uncle and loyal friend. He took great pride in being the drummer for local Tejano bands, most notably for "Los Arenales de Texas”. His big heart, love of music and fun times, fishing, his Harley and his love for his family and friends will always be remembered. Surviving are his father Alonzo Sr., children David (Kathryn), Daniel and Melissa, siblings Maria Castillo, William (Eva) Alvarado and Diane Sepeda, along with six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and good friends. He was preceded in death by his mother Sarah and brother Jose.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 4:P.M. – 8:00 P.M. in the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 51 Center St. Elgin. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 P.M. Interment services will be private. Information 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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