Juan “Palomo” Villanueva 66 of Elgin, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Advocate Sherman Hospital. The son of Tomas and Digna (Perez) Villanueva he was born December 27, 1949 in Aguada, Puerto Rico.
He loved coffee and enjoyed eating at Delicia Café on Villa Street where he would share good times with his buddies. Juan loved his life companion Pam Comerer of 25 years, two daughters and grandchildren.
He enjoyed family gatherings especially the barbeques.
He his preceded in death by Pam in April of 2016; his mother; two sister and one brother.
Juan is survived by two daughters, Tina Granderson, and Sara Comerer both of Elgin; five grandchildren, Sierra Barksdale, Amaya Barksdale, Elijah Neumann, Desiree Granderson, Stevie Granderson all at home; several brothers and sisters. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Memorials may be made directly to the family. A memorial service will be held at a later date. For more information please call O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin (847) 741-1400.