obit Portrait, Retana, MargaritaMargarita Ortiz Retana, 81 of Carpentersville died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at her home.  The daughter of Celso and Josefa (Retana) Ortiz, she was born October 17, 1935 in the small town of Diez de Octubre, Durango, Mexico.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of over 60 years, Alejandro Duron in 2013; her parents.

Margarita is survived by her children, Ramon (Socorro) Duron of Carpentersville, Sylvia (Gerardo) Duron of MX., Juanita (Jose) Duron of Carpentersville, Alejandra (Jesus) Silva of Carpentersville, Jose (Rosario) Duron of Carpentersville, Mely (Ricardo) Torres of Carpentersville, Tomas (Lupe) Duron of Carpentersville, Alejandro (Maricela) Duron of Woodstock, Adan (Tona) Vargas of Aurora, Francisco (Sylvia) Duron of MX., Jury (Miguel) Garcia of Indiana; 34 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin from 4 – 8 p.m.  Funeral services will be Friday the 11th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Carpentersville with Fr. Carlos Monsalve, officiating.  Burial will follow at Dundee Township Cemetery East.  For more information please call O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home (847) 741-1400 or to leave a memorial message, please go to or Facebook.   

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