Born: July 26, 1927
Died: September 25, 2013
Alfredo Sauceda, 86, passed away on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. He was born on July 26th, 1927 In Elgin, Il., the son of Juan and Jesusita, nee Valdivia, Sauceda.
Alfredo graduated from Elgin High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He had worked at Howell Co., St. Charles and Elgin Community College for many years prior to retirement. He was also a founding member of Club Guadalupano.
Alfredo was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather and an avid White Sox and Bulls fan. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elgin and a member of the American Legion in St. Charles.
Survivors include his children, Julie (Robert) Becknell, Linda (Philip) Goulding, Virginia (Isaac) Ortiz, Celestina (Michael) DiCapua, Cecelia (Jeffrey) Schumann, Theresa (John) Higareda, Barbara (Bruce) Warren, Gerard (Susan) Sauceda and Christina Sauceda.
Grandchildren Jamie, Jason, Elaina, Jessica, Mario, Edgar, Alicia, Rachel, Jonathan, Colleen, Sharon and Julie Ann; great grandchildren Samantha, Brianna, Dominick, Antonio, Ashley, James and Zoe. Brothers and sister Samuel (Judy) Sauceda, Peter, Art (Sharon) Sauceda, Ann (Andres) Pena and Robert. Many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Carmen Sauceda - the love of his life; son in law James Walsh, Jr., great granddaughter Justine Rohde, his brothers Deacon John Sauceda and Adolph Sauceda, a grandson Jessie Jones.
Visitation Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory 95 S. Gilbert St. South Elgin , Il. Funeral Monday 10:30 am to St. Joseph Catholic Church 272 Division St. Elgin , Mass 11:30 am. Interment Mt. Hope.