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Juanita Camacho

May 16, 1950 — June 25, 2023

Juanita Camacho, beloved wife of the late Jose Luis Camacho, passed away early Sunday morning, June 25, 2023. She was a loving mother, caring grandmother, and proud great-grandmother. Juanita was born May 16, 1950, on a Tuesday, to Ricardo Gutierrez and Delfina Ayala.
 

She was a pillar of strength for her family and friends. She cherished spending time with them. Juanita enjoyed cooking, feeding, and teaching her children how to make recipes. She welcomed people into her warm-hearted home, with open arms and a warm smile. Her love for shopping extended to makeup, clothes, home décor and more. Which truly made her shine. She loved to watch her telenovelas (Spanish TV Soaps). Her favorite was "La Rosa De Guadalupe," on Univision.

Music was also an integral part of Juanita's life; she loved all types and could often be found dancing and singing along to her favorite songs. She also liked animals, her 4 pets (cats) named: Kitty, Shadow, Rosie and Blacki. Her favorite was "Rosie" she called "Rosa". Her pets made her laugh.

She was classy, strong, smart, wise, very nice and giving, a great cook, and had a good sense of humor. She was an inspiration to all. Juanita was the rarest and brightest gem.

Her legacy lives on through her family including her loving children: Patricia (Martin) Ramos, Alejandro (Tiffany) Camacho, Claudia (Sam) Camacho-Duran and Mariana Veronica (Joseph) Camacho-Lozano. She was also the caring grandmother of Gustavo, Bianca, Armani, Anisa, Juanita, Christian, Giovanni, Alexavier, Daenerys, Luis Daniel (Tina), Eric, Sammy, Anthony, Delilah, Joaquin, and Dominic. Great aunt to: Alyssa, Sammy, Andre, Max, Nayeli and many more.

Her cherished great-grandchildren: Mileena, D'Angelo, Lorenzo, Penelope and more, will dearly miss their proud great-grandmother. Juanita's loving memory will also continue through her (only) sibling/sister, Elisa (Marco) Puente and dear niece, Diana Puente, Ricardo Puente Jr., and many more nieces and nephews.

Juanita was also a best friend to many including: Barbara Barnes, Kelly Garcia, Mr. & Mrs. Hacha, Emma, Delfine and more.

Juanita was preceded in death by her husband: Jose Luis Camacho and parents: Ricardo Gutierrez and Delfina Ayala. Juanita's life may have ended here on earth but those who knew her will never forget the impact she made in their lives. She embodied kindness, grace and love; her legacy will forever live on through many hearts, memories and countless lives that she touched. Juanita filled and broke multiple hearts. May she rest in peace.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Griesel Jimenez Stodden Funeral Home

10240 S. Ewing Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 14, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Griesel Jimenez Stodden Funeral Home

10240 S. Ewing Ave, Chicago, IL 60617

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Mass

Friday, July 14, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Interment

Friday, July 14, 2023

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