Arlesa Loraine Taylor, 53 years of age, formerly of Elgin, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at UIC Hospital in Chicago. She was the daughter of Arlanders Taylor, Sr. and Lula Mae Malone and was born July 26, 1963 in Elgin, IL.
Arlesa is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James E. Evans.
Arlesa is survived by her son, Akil D. Taylor of Rockford; granddaughter, Brianna and grandson Jayden; three brothers; Willie C. Evans, Arlanders Taylor, Jr. and Rodney L. Taylor.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St., Elgin with Pastor Nathaniel Edmond of Second Baptist Church, officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date. Please call 847-471-1400 for more information.