Leonardo Rangel Jimenez, age 28, of Elgin, passed away on May 24, 2017 in Riley Township, IL. He was born on January 18, 1989 in Indaparapeo, Michoacan, Mexico to his loving parents, J. Alejandro Rangel Aquilar and Rosa Jimenez Castro.

Leonardo had a strong work ethic and worked as a landscaper for eight years. He met his partner Zaida at a dance, and the two were together for two wonderful years. He was very devoted to his family, and together they raised their daughter, Zayra Rangel.

Loved ones will remember Leonardo as devoted father who enjoyed time with his family. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a playful personality. In his free time, Alejandro enjoyed singing and music, and playing basketball, volleyball and soccer with friends.

Leonardo was preceded in death by his mother, Rosa Martinez.

Dear son of J. Alejandro Aguilar; dear father to Zayra Rangel; dear brother of Alejandro Rangel Jimenez (late), Emmanuel Rangel Jimenez, Erika Rangel Jimenez, and Alicia Rangel Jimenez; dear uncle to Maggie, Maite, and Isabella; dear nephew to many uncles; and dear cousin to many cousins; and beloved partner of Zaida.

Visitation will be 5:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Monday, May 29. 2017 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin IL 60120. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 5:00p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 397 Fulton, Elgin, IL, Rev. Robert Camacho officiating. Interment will be in Mexico.

For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit www.symondsmadisonfuneralhome.com.

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