Chris Theodore Ellis, 7, of LaGrange Park, died on Nov. 9, 2016.
Born on October 19, 2009, he loved to play video games with his dad as his partner, to jump out and scare his mom, and he loved his sister, Maria, who was his first and his best friend. Chris was a happy, gentle boy who loved life.
Chris is survived by his parents, Theodore C. and Danielle Ellis (nee Fortuna); his sister, Maria P. Ellis; his grandparents, Thomas and Patricia Fortuna (nee Sparano) and Christ and Betty Ellis (nee Pappas); and his many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 14 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Bronswood Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the family are appreciated.
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.