Neftali A. Perez - 85

10/11/1932 - 1/10/2018

Rockford, Illinois

Neftali A. Perez was born October 11, 1932 in Puruaran Mexico. He passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 surrounded by his family. He migrated to the United States in 1968. Neftali worked for Hartzog/Schneck Aviation. Later he worked for Chrysler Corp. for 25 years and retired in 1994. He married Maria Guadalupe Perez and they shared 63 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife, Maria; children, Peter (Jaci )Perez, Raul (Melonie) Perez, Maribel (Bill) Larson, Alex Perez, and Rocio (Don Carlyle) Perez; grandchildren, Traci (Joel), Heather, Lindsey, Ana, Sonia, Marisa, Carlos, Rachel, Vanessa, Erik (Alex), Diana (Mike), Drake, and Gabriel; several great-grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews in the USA and Mexico; a brother Jaime; sisters Alicia (Raul) Ramirez, Maria and Margarita Perez. He was predeceased by his parents, Pedro and Maria Perez; sister, Teresa Blas; and brothers, Jesus, Javier, and Nicolas; and step sisters, Teresa Hernandez, Concepcion Perez and Catalina Perez.

Our family would like to thank Dr. Edwin Okeson and his staff at Crusader Clinic, the entire staff at Swedish American Heart Hospital, and Northern Illinois Hospice for taking care of our father. God bless you.

Memorial service 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Sundberg Funeral home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth Street, Rockford, IL.

Memorial Service:

11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth Street, Rockford, IL 61107

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