Bruno Perez, 89 of Elgin, died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Citadel Nursing Center, Elgin. Born October 16, 1928 in Cotulla, Texas, he was the son of Pedro and Paula (Verell) Perez, Sr.
Bruno was known as the “Godfather” and Mayor of Elgin. He loved and helped all people when needed.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife Ramona in 1992; his parents; three sons Juan, Oscar, and Jose; one brother Domingo Perez.
Bruno is survived by six sons; Bruno Jr. of Elgin, Rudy of Texas, Almando (Betty) of Colinsville, IL., Ernie Perez of Texas, Roy of Maryland, Art of Texas, four daughters; Gloria Hernandez of Illinois, Maria Larimore of Elgin, Cindy Vargas of Georgia, Laura Perez of Elgin, also grand, great-grand and great, great-grandchildren. One brother, Pedro, Jr. of Round Lake, IL. and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 25th from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon at the O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home in Elgin. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Elgin.