Leopoldo Ochoa Vera, age 68, of Elgin, passed away on December 19, 2020. He was born March 6, 1952 in Zacatecas, Mexico to his loving parents, Candelario Ochoa and Maria de Jesus Vera.

Leopoldo worked at W.R. Meadows in Hampshire, IL for 46 years.

He met his wife Maria in his hometown, and they were married on December 19, 1973. They had four children.

Leopoldo enjoyed farming and working with horses. Loved ones will remember him as a hard worker who loved to help others, and also loved to joke around. His wife, children and grandchildren think of him as their hero.

Leopoldo is survived by his wife, Maria Ochoa; children, Rosa, Leopoldo, Jr., Elizabeth, and Veronica Ochoa; parents, Candelario Ochoa and Maria de Jesus Vera; and grandchildren, Araceli, Cristian, Melanie, Crystal, Kassandra, Xianna, Isabel, Jocelyn, Alexander, Ximena, Victoria, and Emma Rodriguez.

Visitation will be 11:00am until funeral service at 1:00pm, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time. Face masks are required to enter the facility.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via Zoom.us (Meeting ID: 984 5118 1219, Password: 618214).

Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, 1001 Villa St, Elgin, IL 60120.

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

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