Aurelio Perez passed away on May 1st, 2021 from complications of a stroke and heart attack. Aurelio was born on December 15, 1954 in Villa Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico to Isabel (Garcia) and Aurelio Perez. Aurelio came to the U.S. when he was 18 years old. He was a longtime resident of Elgin where he met his wife, Jayne. Aurelio was a hardworking, family man with a great sense of humor. He enjoyed being outdoors and was a big sports fan. Aurelio loved pick-up trucks, listening to Spanish music, playing dominoes and games on the computer, and watching his favorite game shows on TV. Aurelio was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his devoted wife, Jayne of 39 years, three loving children; Joe, Steve and Vanessa, six grandchildren; Isabella, Rihanna, Marcus, Ivy, Nora, and Theodore, and siblings; Isauro, Ophelia, Marta, Saul and Mary Our words cannot convey how much we will miss you. We will always love you. We look forward to being with you again one day.