Cantu, Roel, Jr. Age 34, of Aurora, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 from a heart condition at Loyola University Hospital in Maywood. He was born January 13, 1978 in Aurora, IL. Roel was a loving father and devoted husband with many friends who loved and will miss him. Survivors include his wife, Rachel of Aurora, IL; his son, Ayden Cantu; his daughter, Ahlayah Cantu; his father, Roel Cantu Sr; three sisters, Carolina (Raymond) Mendoza; Raquel (Jose) Jimenez and Maribel (Carlos) Cantu; four nieces, Melissa (Sergio) Mendoza; Andrea (Lyndale) Mendoza; Corina (Luis) Mendoza and Sandra (Denes) Mendoza and ten great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Maria Cantu in 2009 and by his brother Juan Gonzalez. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 9:30 am from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY to St. Therese Church at 10:00 am. Fr. Michael Miller, M.S.C. will officiate. Interment will be private. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake Street, Aurora, IL. 60506. (630) 631-5500. Please visit our website at www.daleidenmortuary.com where you may express condolences to the family, sign the guest book or view the memorial webpage that has been set up for Roel.
Published in Beacon News on Mar. 26, 2012