Obituaries

Rigoberto Contreras

June 14, 1937 - May 22, 2019

Rigoberto Contreras, 81, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora.  He was born June 14, 1937, in Mexico the son of Felix and Soledad Contreras.  He was united in marriage to Ramona Contreras March 3, 1969 in Mexico.   

Rigoberto was employed by Burgess Norton in Geneva for 25 years prior to his retirement. 

He is survived by his wife Ramona; four children, Martha (Andrew) Paetzold, Veronica Contreras, Rigoberto Contreras, Jr.  and Ana Maria Contreras; a grandson Christian Contreras; and his siblings Maria (Alberto) Ibarra, Maria (Expedito) Barocio, Sagrario (Enrique) Vilvalvazo, Martha (Gil) Magana, Crisanto (Leticia) Contreras, Carmen Garcia, and Aurora Contreras, and many nieces and nephews. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and, his siblings, Calletano, Paulino, Valente, Jose, and Ofelia Contreras. 

Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. 

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 722 High Street Aurora, IL.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Aurora, IL.

For additional information contact Moss Family Funeral Homes 630-879-7900 or www.mossfuneral.com

Guest Book

  • v moehling may the universe shower you with love and light. We'll hold you in our hearts until we can hold you in our arms again.
  • Mary Carlson Veronica, Ana and your families - may God comfort you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God Bless you and keep you. Love, Mary & John
  • Kathy Rohrbach Veronica, Ana and family you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your dad, he is at peace and with the Lord. Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Love and Hugs Kathy R