Emil R. Strazzabosco, age 73, of Pingree Grove, passed away at home on March 7, 2016. He was born July 27, 1942 in Chicago, IL to the loving parents of Emil and Grace Strazzabosco.
Emil graduated from Kelvyn Park High School in Chicago. He retired from United Airlines in 1999 after 36 years of dedication as a senior ramp serviceman.
Emil was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan who enjoyed watching games. In 2012 he took his dream vacation to Australia.
Emil is survived by his son, Vincent (Debra) Strazzabosco; daughter Kristy Hoffman; and grandchildren Jeffrey Strazzabosco and Daniel Hoffman.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Strazzabosco.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 10, from 5:00p.m. to 9:00p.m., with service at 7:00p.m., Rev. Tim Perry presiding, at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin, 60120. Interment will be a private burial at Maryhill Catholic Cemetery Niles, IL. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit www.symondsmadisonfuneralhome.com.