Manuel Ramirez, 87, died on July 5, 2020 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Manuel was born on September 14, 1932 in Guanajuato, Mexico to Maria Jaimes and Gabriel Ramirez. Manual loved working the land he owned in Mexico. On April 12, 1953 he married Maria. They came to the United States sometimes in the 1950s. Manuel is preceded in death by his parents, Maria and Gabriel and his wife, Maria who passed away on September 21, 2014. He leaves behind to cherish his memory; five sons, three daughters and his grandchildren. A visitation will be held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St, Elgin on Thursday, July 9 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Interment will immediately follow at Dundee Township East Cemetery in East Dundee. Father Robert Camacho, formerly of St. Joseph Catholic church will officiate.