Age 90 of Crest Hill, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at home with his family by his side.
Born December 8, 1928 in Mexico City, Mexico. Esteban was a son of Mauro and Teresa (Salazar) Ramos. In Esteban’s younger years he enjoyed playing soccer, was a percussionist in a family band, and was also a dancer. While at a local dance he met Catalina Roman and shortly thereafter Esteban and Catalina were married. During their time in Mexico City, Esteban was an entrepreneur. He ran the family owned food market, worked in security, danced as an extra in movies and later owned his own food truck for a number of years. In 1970 Esteban and Catalina moved to the Humboldt Park neighborhood in Chicago where they made their home and raised their family. They would later relocate to the Plainfield area where many wonderful memories continued to grow. Esteban will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Catalina; five children: Alberto (Iris) Ramos, Gerardo Ramos, Aida (the late Salvador) Garcia, Alma Ramos and Magy (Angel) Dones; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren, and one sister.
Esteban is preceded in death by his parents, Mauro and Teresa, and four siblings.
Family will receive friends and relatives for a visitation on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road in Joliet.
Per Esteban’s wishes, cremations rites will be accorded following services.