Ana Arellano

Obituary of Ana Maria Arellano

Ana Maria Arellano, 78, of Blue Island, passed from this life Thursday, October 14, 2021. Ana Maria was born June 23, 1943 in Tierra Blanca, Zacatecas, Mexico to the late Mercedes Ruiz Esparza and the late Manuel Arellano Palacios. Ana Maria was a faithful member of St. Benedict Parish. She had a heart that was purer than gold, always putting the needs of others first. Ana was a giving person, sharing life’s bounties with her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, singing, knitting and embroidery. Ana Maria was the beloved wife of the late Leocadio Arellano Esparza. She is the loving mother of Emilia (Oscar) Rodriguez, Manuel (Gabriela) Arellano and Noel (Sonia) Arellano. Ana Maria is the cherished grandmother of Agustin, Nicolas and the late Benjamin. She is the dear sister of Luz Maria, Manuel, Mercedes and Salvador. Visitation for Ana Maria will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:30 am until the time of chapel prayers at 11:15 am at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island, then to St. Donatus Church, 1939 Union St., Blue Island for Mass at 12:00 noon. Interment will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. If you would like to donate in Ana Maria’s memory, please direct memorials to Metropolitan Family Services