Jose Angel Salas, age 70, of Wood Dale, IL, passed away on May 10, 2021. He was born October 25, 1950 in Mexico to his loving parents, Jose Cruz Salas and Dolores Reveles.

Angel, a United States Army Vietnam veteran, was a beloved member of the Trickster Cultural Center. Read more about his story on their website here.

Jose was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Cruz Salas and Dolores Reveles; and siblings, Oralia, Jaime, and Carmen.  He is survived by his wife, Crystal Karp; children, Joe, Michael, Robert, Veronica, Gabriel, Liliana, Citlali, Crystal Rose, and Luciano; sister, M. Patty; and grandchildren, Alexandria, Mariah, Anthony, Eleanore, Zacharias, Eleni, Aristides, Kristian, Ilan, Julien, Francisco, Angelo, Anthony, Ezekiel, Gabriel, Jr., Olivia, Kindall, Lilyan, Mia Luna, and Luis.

Visitation will be 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Trickster Gallery, 190 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193.

Funeral service will be 11:00am, Friday, May 14, 2021 at Trickster Gallery, 190 S Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193.

Interment with full military honors to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL 60162.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Angel’s family to help with the burial costs.

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

3 Replies to “Jose Angel Salas”

  1. I’m so sorry for your families loss. Praying for you!

  2. My deepest condolences.

  3. Losing a loved one is always heartbreaking, May God Bless You All., Angel carries with him much love to deliver to the Father of Lights.

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