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Ramiro Garza Jimenez Sr.

August 31, 1945 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

Ramiro Garza Jimenez Sr. 75 passed this life September 26, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital. Ramiro was born August 31, 1945 in Reynosa Tamaulipas Mexico. Ramiro was a very caring man who loved his family very much. He played baseball for a local team Club Latino as well as well as playing pro in his younger days in his hometown in Reynosa Mexico. Ramiro was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Ramiro retired from General Motors after 25 years of service.

Ramiro leaves to cherish memories with his sons Ramiro Garza of Corpus Christie, TX., Ramiro Garza Jimenez Jr. (Jessica Jimenez), Matthew Montel, and daughter Angel Jimenez all of Danville. 9 Grandchildren Alyssa Jimenez, Robert ( Kym Borst) Jimenez., Heaven Briggs, Thomas (Kaylee Perez) Lopez, Tamira (Louis Espinosa) Randall, Jean McBride, Skylarr Jimenez, Catalina Jimenez all of Danville. Nicolas Jimenez of Covington Ind. 24 great grand kids, 5 brothers; Isais (Ester) Garza, Homero Garza, Armando (Ancenia) Garza all of Reynosa Tamaulipas Mexico, Americo (Elsa) Garza of McAllen TX, Horacio (Sylvia) Garza of Spring Valley IL. 1 sister Ofelia (Margarito) Ramirez of Reynosa Mexico.

Ramiro was preceded in death by his father Fortunato Garza 2002, his mother Alicia Jimenez Garza 1998, his wife Charlene 2014, a son Tony Jimenez February 2020, a special daughter in law Jessica Jimenez December 2017, a daughter Alicia in 1970, a sister in law Ester and a brother in law Margarito Ramirez.

A Celebration of Life will commence a 12:00 Noon on Friday October 9, 2020 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home 304 E. Williams St, Danville. Officiating Doug Knapp. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am until the time of the service. Interment will follow after at Greenwood Cemetery.

Due to CDC regulations, restrictions will be enforced.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 9, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Leek & Sons Funeral Home
304 East Williams
Danville, IL 61832

Funeral Service
Friday
October 9, 2020

12:00 PM
Leek & Sons Funeral Home
304 East Williams
Danville, IL 61832

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