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Gonzalo Luna Santos

Published January 14,2022

Obituary's Biography:

Gonzalo Luna Santos, de 81 años, residente del condado de Lake, falleció el martes 11 de enero de 2022 en su casa en Round Lake Heights, IL. Nació el 10 de enero de 1941 en Lagos De Moreno, Jalisco, México de padres Juan Luna Hernandez y Pamfila Santos Munguia. Gonzalo era muy conocido por su amor por el trabajo, conducir su semirremolque, su camioneta verde y el amor por toda su familia. Siempre será recordado por su esposa, María Viveros Luna, con quien pasó 61 años y se casó el 26 de febrero de 1960 en Lagos De Moreno. Su memoria perdurará también por sus hijos e hijas; Gonzalo(Josefa), Luis, Jorge(Linda), Angélica(Joel), Maria(Gerardo), Ruben(Lucy), Hugo(Bertha), Imelda(Ruperto) y Ana(William). Siempre tuvo amor por todos sus nietos, Armando, Alejandra, Leonardo, Tania, Paola, Teresa, Julio, Cecila, Isabel, Ángel, Iván, Nancy, Luis, Alejandro, Samantha, Eva, Viviana, Mareli, Nayeli, Kaylee, Cristofer, Yarexi, William Jr., Eduardo, Angélica, Matthew, Ariana y sus 15 bisnietos. Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres y su ídolo favorito, Vivente Fernández.

Gonzalo trabajaba como chofer de semirremolque para el Gobierno de México en el estado de Jalisco. Luego emigró a Chicago, IL primero y luego se mudó a Oskosh, WI, donde comenzó a trabajar en una fábrica de salchichas. Eventualmente se mudó a Round Lake Beach, IL, donde pasó cerca de 16 años trabajando en C and F packing. Era bien conocido en todo el condado de Lake por conducir su camioneta verde y siempre comprar en el Walmart de Round Lake. Le encantaba pasar tiempo con todos y cada uno de los miembros de su familia, disfrutar de la naturaleza, comer diferentes tipos de alimentos, escuchar a Vicente Fernández, beber y bailar. Era un hombre trabajador, cariñoso y fuerte a quien su familia admiraba. Su amor, sus palabras, sus sonrisas, sus abrazos y todo lo que le dio a su familia vivirá con ellos. 

El velorio será el lunes 17 de enero de 2022 de 2 p. m. a 9 p. m. en Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030. El funeral será el martes 18 de enero de 2022 a las 9:30 a. m. en St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 Lincoln Ave, Round Lake, IL 60073. El entierro seguirá en Ascension Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, 1920 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048.

Gonzalo Luna Santos, age 81, resident of Lake County, passed away Tuesday, January 11th of 2022 at his home in Round Lake Heights, IL. He was born January 10th, 1941 in Lagos De Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico to parents Juan Luna Hernandez and Pamfila Santos Munguia. Gonzalo was known greatly for his love of working, driving his semi-trailer, his green truck, and love for all of his family. He will always be remembered by his wife, Maria Viveros Luna, whom he spent 61 years with and married on February 26th, 1960 in Lagos De Moreno. His memory will also live on by his sons and daughters; Gonzalo(Josefa), Luis, Jorge(Linda), Angelica(Joel), Maria(Gerardo), Ruben(Lucy), Hugo(Bertha), Imelda(Ruperto), and Ana(William). He always had love for all of his grandkids, Armando, Alejandra, Leonardo, Tania, Paola, Teresa, Julio, Cecila, Isabel, Angel, Ivan, Nancy, Luis, Alejandro, Samantha, Eva, Viviana, Mareli, Nayeli, Kaylee, Cristofer, Yarexi, William Jr., Eduardo, Angelica, Matthew, Ariana and his 15 great-grandchildren. He will be preceded in death by his parents and his favorite idol, Vivente Fernandez.

Gonzalo worked as a Semi-Trailer driver for the Mexican Government in the state of Jalisco. Then he migrated to Chicago, IL first then moved to Oskosh, WI where he started working in a sausage factory. Eventually he moved to Round Lake Beach, IL where he spent about 16 years working at C and F packing. He was well known all around Lake County for driving his green truck and always shopping at the Round Lake Walmart. He loved spending time with each and everyone of  his family members, enjoying nature, eating different kinds of foods, listening to Vicente Fernandez, drinking, and dancing around. He was a hardworking, loving, and strong man who his family looked up to. His love, his words, his smiles, his hugs and everything more he gave to his family will live on with them. 

Visitation will be Monday, January 17th, 2022 from 2pm to 9pm in Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030. Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 114 Lincoln Ave, Round Lake, IL 60073. Interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, 1920 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048.

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