Brookfield resident Humberto E. Perez-Ballesteros, 76, formerly of Chicago, died March 6, 2011 at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale.

Mr. Perez-Ballesteros worked for 35 years at the Ready Metal Manufacturing Company in Chicago, where he was the plant foreman. He was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by his wife, Monica C. de Perez (nee Cornejo); his children, Joseph Perez, Carlos Perez, Patricia Perez, Monica Perez and Berenice Perez; 17 grandchildren; six brothers and one sister. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Maria Perez.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 11 at Johnson Funeral Home, 3845-47 Prairie Ave. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at St. Pius V Church, 1900 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.