Maura Mendoza Rojas, age 70, of Elgin, IL, passed away on October 13, 2021. She was born January 15, 1951 in San Andres Nicolas Bravo, Cuatlan del Rio, Morelos, MX to her loving parents, Mauro Mendoza Espindola and Aurea Rojas Camacho.

Maura met her best friend’s brother, Enrique, and they fell in love. They were married for 38 years before his passing in 2004. Together they raised eight children.

Maura was a wonderful, caring, and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and she loved family gatherings. She was very hardworking, and always helpful to anyone in need. She loved cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Maura was preceded in death by her husband, parents, her son, and her daughter. She is survived by her six children, 19 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6:00pm until funeral service at 8:00pm Tuesday, October 19, 2021 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.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 885 9117 9325, Password: 753046).

Interment will be in Mexico.

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

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