Zacarias Mendez, 88, of North Riverside, died Sept. 16, 2012.

Mr. Mendez was the husband of the late Librada Mendez; the father of Silvia (Arturo) Escobar and Gustavo (Ruth) Martinez; the grandfather of Alejandro (Elisha), Miguel, Isaac, Christy, David and Kathleen; and the brother of Nicolas (Maria), Carmen and the late Espirinion, Serapia, Herminia, Felix and German.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, 80 E. Burlington St., Riverside. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 6130 W. 21st St., Cicero, followed by interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside.