Ignacio Vega Jr., 65, of North Riverside, died Dec. 20, 2018 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

Born in Mission, Texas, on Aug. 18, 1953, Mr. Vega worked as a machinist for a can manufacturing company.

Mr. Vega was the husband of Maria (nee Tapetillo); the father of Ignacio, Hector (Elizabeth), Mario (Erin), Michael and Daisy; the son of Ignacio Sr. and the late Amalia (nee Perez); the grandfather of Joshua, Julian, Victoria, Leah, Audrey, Thomas, Nina, M.J., Kevin and Alany; and the brother of Jose, Maria, Noel, Juanita and Javier. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 28 at St. Frances of Rome Church in Cicero. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.