Donelle “Dee” June Mitoro, age 69, of Elgin, IL, passed away on February 14, 2022. She was born April 18, 1952 in Waukegan, IL to her loving parents, Paul and June (née Sher) Mitoro.

Dee attended Larkin High School, then worked in medical billing for many years before retiring early for health reasons.

Dee was a very honest person, and she had a laugh that was contagious. She was very loyal to the people she cared about, and she loved hard even though she didn’t always know how to show it.

Dee loved watching true crime and reality shows. She also loved any type of board or puzzle games, and enjoyed solving things. She was a very unique individual.

Dee was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Wendy Lou Mitoro. She is survived by her daughter, Dana Marie Mitoro; brother, Gene Paul Mitoro; sister, Dorothy Lynn Mitoro Cantu; grandson, Giovanni Mitoro Quinones; and nieces, Paula June Cantu and Tiffany Jurs; and nephew, Dakota Austin Jurs.

Interment will be private.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

2 Replies to “Donelle June Mitoro”

  1. I’m glad that I got to meet Dee! She will be missed by many! Prayers to the Mitoro Family for their loss!

  2. My sister Dee Dee was a complex person. She was loyal to the people she loved. One of the most honest and straight forward, a person never had to wonder what she was thinking.
    I loved my sister she will be missed.

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