Obituaries

Roberto Saco

Born: May 27, 1928

Died: March 23, 2017

Services: Prayer Service at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Visitation: Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Roberto Saco, 88, of Melrose Park. Beloved husband of Venancia for 60 years; loving father of Roberto Jr. (Diane), Caridad (Ben) Goetz and Ivan; cherished grandfather of Alexa, Ryan, Jaclyn, Benny, Michael and Maddie; brother of the late Robespierre Saco. Roberto's parents immigrated from Galicia, Spain to Cuba in the early 1900's. Roberto was born in Cuba and left with his wife and two children during a time of great political upheaval. Roberto arrived in America with nothing more than the shirt on his back. Committed and determined he worked tirelessly to build a new life for his family. He is so much loved and so well remembered. Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 11:00 A.M. until time of Prayer Service at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Interment Bronswood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Funeral info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Cemetery: Bronswood Cemetery (Map)



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