Manuel Gonzales Salgado, age 47, of Hanover Park, passed away May 20, 2020 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Manuel was born May 31, 1972 in Mexico to his loving parents, Roman Gonzalez Barberi and Leocadia Salgado Jardon.

Manuel met the love of his life, Miriam, at a wedding on December 26, 1998. They dated and he proposed on January 2, 1999, and they married two weeks later on January 16, 1999. They shared 21 wonderful years of marriage together and raised four children.

Loved ones will remember Manuel as happy, loving and caring. Even when he faced his own tough challenges, he would think of helping others. He was a giving man, who always worked hard to provide the best for his family. He cherished spending time with his family and would never forget when he became a father for the first time.

Manuel is survived by his loving wife, Miriam Gonzales; children Stephanie, Ashley, Manuel, and Christopher Gonzales; parents Roman Gonzales and Leocadia Salgado; siblings Jose, Alfonso, Cruz, Maria, Misael, Maricruz, Almadelia, Anabel, and Lorenzo Gonzales; and grandchildren Antonio and Julian.

Visitation for immediate family will be 5:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Thursday May 28, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. Visitation will continue 10:00a.m. until time of funeral service Friday May 29, 2020, Rev. Robert Camacho officiating.

Loved ones can also participate in the visitation remotely by sending condolences and memories to be displayed in the chapel through the Symonds-Madison Caring Hearts Program by May 29, 2020.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park, 30W730 US 20, Elgin, IL 60120.

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