Americo Garza

November 5, 1939September 21, 2022
Obituary of Americo Garza


Ridge Funeral Home

Garza, Americo, 82, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2022. Americo was born in Brasilitos Vallecillos, Nuevo Léon, México. He was a loving husband for 57 years to Maria; beloved father of America (Rolando) Garza, deceased Americo Garza, Alma N. (Jose Luis) Jimenez, Lilia (Rick) Chlibovytsch, Elsa Garza (Jason) Shalaveyus, and Carlos A. ( Blanca) Garza. Cherished grandfather of 16 and adoring great grandfather of 2; he was a loving brother, and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Americo graduated from Escuela Comercial Profesor Juan Garcia Treviño and worked as a construction worker. He was a very charitable man, someone who was always looking for ways to help the most needy. He enjoyed gardening, visiting or calling relatives. He loved to cook his grandkids favorite dishes. He will be best remembered for great sense of humor, storytelling, his amazing cooking and loving and caring personality. Visitation for Americo is on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Ridge Funeral Home, (Edward A. Tylka, Manager), 6620 W. Archer Ave., Chicago, IL 60638. Funeral Service on Monday September 26, 2022, with prayers at 9:15 am, at Ridge Funeral Home, 6620 W. Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60638. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Charity Church, 3620 S. 57th Ct., Cicero, IL 60804. Interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery, 4101 S. Oak Park Ave, Stickney, IL 60402. For Info. call 773-586-7900 or visit Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Garza family.

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Sunday, September 25, 2022


3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ridge Funeral Home

Monday, September 26, 2022
Monday, September 26, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am

Our Lady of Charity Church

Monday, September 26, 2022