Manuel Gonzalez, 51, of Oak Lawn, died Jan. 1, at LaBarca, Salisco, Mexico. Visitation was held at Hitzeman Funeral Home in Brookfield on Jan. 6. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Barbara Church in Brookfield on Jan. 7. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mr. Gonzalez is survived by his daughters, Erica Diaz and Esmeralda Burbridge; his sons, Manuel Jr., Angel and Hector; his father, Jose; and his mother, Guadalupe Gonzalez; his sisters, Elvira and Maria Elena; his brothers, Eliazar and Martin; his friend, Felicitas Candia; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Gonzalez was the owner of a produce shipping company. Memorials may be sent to the family.