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Joe P. Chavera

October 28, 1955 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 65)


Joe P. Chavera, 65, of Harvard, died Tue., Oct. 12 at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital.

He was born Oct. 28, 1955 to Telesforo and Modesta (Garza) Chavera in Uvalde, TX.  

He was survived by his wife Victoria Chavera, children Joe P Chavera Jr. of Lake Villa, IL, Danny Chavera of Palatine, IL, and Alex Chavera of Harvard, IL; grandchildren Jasmine Gutierrez, Jesus Chavera, AJ Chavera, and Adam Chavera; sister Maria (Jorge) Gonzalez, Elvira Chavera, and Michael (Gracie Salazar) Chavera.

He was preceded in death by his parents Telesforo Chavera and Modesta Garza and brothers Aldo Chavera Sr., and Daniel Chavera.

The visitation will be from 11 AM to 1:30 PM Thur, Oct. 21 at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard, IL 60033.  The funeral mass will be 2 PM Thur., Oct. 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard, IL 60033.

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Call the funeral home for more info at 815-943-5400.

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October 21, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner St.
Harvard, IL 60033

Funeral Mass
October 21, 2021

2:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
206 E. Front Street
Harvard, IL 60033

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