Marco A. Ramirez, 49, of Chicago and known to his family as “Our Captain,” died Jan. 15, 2021. Mr. Ramirez worked as a mechanic.

He was the son of Maria Ramirez and the late Jessie Ramirez; the brother of Tomas (Adriana) Ramirez, Patricia (Eduardo) Ramirez-Flores, Jessie Ramirez Jr., Sandra (John) Shaughnessy and Kristina Ramirez Lugo; the uncle of Stefano Ramirez, Christopher Flores, Liam Shaughnessy, Luciano Ramirez, Avery Shaughnessy; the nephew of “Chila” Ramirez and “Pancho” Ramirez; and a cousin and friend to many.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o Marco Ramirez family.