David R. Medrano Age 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep after his battle with cancer on Monday, February 28, 2022. He was surrounded by his family. David was an inpatient at Seasons Hospice in Naperville where he received exceptional care and compassion from the entire staff.
David was an incredibly loyal and loving husband to his wife of nearly 66 years, Angelita (Sanchez). March 26th would have been their 66th wedding anniversary. He is also survived by his daughters San Juana (late Anselmo) Cruz, Alice (ex Mark) Schafer, Theresa (Richard) Rosemann, Angie (late John) Gomez, and Rachael. David was a wonderful father to each of his children, making them all feel incredibly special.
He is also survived by his brother Juan (late Rosa), and his sister Victoria (late Raphael) Lopez.
Many grandchildren and great grandchildren, countless cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
David was preceded in death by 4 of his children, Gracie, Guadalupe, David Jr, and Anthony. By his parents Pioquinto and Francisca (Romo), his brothers Benjamin, Pioquinto, Francisco, Julian (late Estella), and sisters Lidia, and Josephina (late Rodolfo) Galan.
David worked tirelessly for his family, always making sure that they always had what they needed, including plenty of love and laughter. He made sure that their home was filled with music, either from one of his favorite singers like Javier Solis, Vicente Fernandez or from his own whistling or singing. David was a retired track man for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), a job he loved and worked very hard at each day he was there. David greeted everyone with an incredible warmth and smile, always wanting you to feel at home. David had a passion for cooking and enjoyed any opportunity he had to get in the kitchen and whip up something tasty.
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 7th from 4-8 pm at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory at 516 South Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540.
Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 10:00 am at St. Pius V Church located at 1901 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608. Please note that there will be no procession to the church or interment.Print Obituary & Condolences