Esmerejildo was born in Mexico on April 13, 1957 the son of Teresa (Morales) and Enrique Salazar.
Esmerejildo was a hardworking, loving and caring person who always put his family first.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St. in Elgin. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 272 Division Street, Elgin, with Father Elesario Palencia officiating and burial at Bluff City Cemetery immediately following. Please call 847-741-1400 for more information.