Bernard Lopez Sr., 75, of Waukegan,IL, died October 19, 2018 at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan.
Bernard was born March 29, 1943. He was a lifelong resident of Waukegan and in December of 1962 married Shirley Stroud and became a father of five. Bernie was a huge Chicago Bears, Sox, and Blackhawks fan.
He is survived by his children, Rachelle (Joe) Mabbett, Denise (John) Lopez-Bouwens, Steven Lopez Sr., Karen (Steve) Brown; brothers, Joseph (Doris) Lopez, and Don Velasquez; grandchildren, John (Kayleigh) Lopez, Amanda (Carlos) Rodriguez, Nichole Pardue, Joshua and Jacob Brown, Maria, Steven Jr., Layla Lopez, Ashley (Seth) Zeitlen, and Kyle Brown; great-grandchildren, Gicel, Briana Rodriguez, Declan Smith, Finley Lopez, Ezra Zeitlen.
He was preceded in death by his son, Bernard Lopez Jr.; parents, Inocencia and Joseph Lopez; and a sister Mercedes Hemersbach.
A visitation will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Congdon Funeral Home, 3012 Sheridan Road, Zion. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be private for the family.
We at Congdon & Company Funeral Directors Ltd. are dedicated to helping you through this difficult time, every step of the way. It began under Everett Congdon and has been family owned and operated ever since.
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