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Oscar Soto Gallardo, 22 years, of Elgin, died suddenly and tragically early morning on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Oscar was born in Mexico on May 12, 1994 to Oscar Soto and Carla Patricia Gallardo. He grew up and attended school in Elgin and was currently working at American Standard Circuits in West Chicago.

Oscar leaves behind his wife, Marvella and baby daughter, Daleyza; his parents and his grandparents: Reine de los Santo & Lorenzo Soto and Aldolfina Mejia & Carlos Gallardo; two siblings: sister, Reina and brother, Giovanni; plus many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to O’Connor- Leetz Funeral Home of Elgin. Visitation will be Thursday, April 6 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home , 364 Division Street, Elgin. Pastor Hugo Rosas of Iglesia Pentecostal El Camino will lead a service at 6:30 pm.

Another funeral service will be held on Friday, April 7 at 10:00 am at Iglesia Episcopal El Redentor, 40 Center Street, Elgin with Father Miguel Frias officiating. Interment to follow immediately at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin. A "Go Fund Me" account has been set up to assist the family with the funeral expenses. Please see our Facebook page or call for more information. 

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