Visitation for James E. de Rivera 61, is from 4-8 PM. Monday at the Kristan Funeral Home P.C., 219 West Maple Ave. (2 blocks west of Rt. 45 on Rt. 176) Mundelein. Funeral service at 7 PM. He was born September 20, 1951 in Nogales, AZ., and died Thursday September 27, 2012 at home. For 35 years Mr. D taught Safety Education and Drivers Ed., at Mundelein High School. He was also a guidance counselor, coached softball, wrestling, girl’s basketball, Lacrosse, soccer and was also an athletic trainer at MHS. He is survived by his daughters Beth and Andrea, his companion Moa Filsinger, brothers Mike (Cathy) de Rivera, John (Flor) de Rivera, his sister Sue Anne (John) Pawslawsky and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Carlos and Armida de Rivera, his mother Dorothy, and his father James (May Jackson) de Rivera and his brother Chuck. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 3300 East Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ., 85718 or visit www.mdausa.org. For information visit www.kristanfuneralhome.com or call 847-566-8020.