Edgar R Rivas, 78, of St. Charles, IL passed away on February 6, 2017 at Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin. He was born on February 22, 1938 to son of Nicanor and Otilla (Rosenthal) Rivas.
Survivors include his wife: Elaine Ayers-Rivas of St. Charles, IL; his sons: Edgar A (Laura) Rivas of Naperville, IL and George Rivas of Chicago, IL; his daughter: Ina (Daniel) Rajewski of Elk Grove Village, IL; his step daughter: Megan Ayers of Elgin, IL; his grandchildren: Alexander Rivas, Matthew Rajewski, Barbara Rivas, and Allyson Rajewski; along with his sisters: Zoila Rivas and Georgina Rivas. In lieu of flowers, you can help his joyful spirit contunie to resonate by smiling at a stranger, singing out loud, touching someone in need and celebrating the power of love and hope.
Services will be private. Laird Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com