Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Ralph Guajardo, "Chili"

Passed away on May 4, 2019

Ralph “Chili” Guajardo, age 69.  Late of the East Side.  Passed away May 4, 2019.  Dearest son of the late Lawrence and the late Catherine Guajardo.  Loving father of Russell (Milka) Guajardo, Timothy (Carrie) Guajardo, Gabriella (Jose) Almendarez, and Gina (Arron) Guajardo.  Cherished grandfather of Dani and Mila.  Dearest brother of Sarah (William Hudgens) Guajardo-Thompson, Laura Guajardo, Julie Guajardo, the late Andrew “Andy” Brown, and the late Ray Anthony Guajardo.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Ralph was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam.  He was a retired ironworker and member of Ironworkers Local Union #1.  Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 3-9 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago.  Committal prayers Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:30 am DIRECTLY at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W Hoff Road, Elwood, IL. 60421.


Comittal Prayers DIRECTLY at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:30 am

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Road
Elwood, Illinois 60421

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm

Elmwood Chapel
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 7:00 pm

"Ralphy, You brought smiles to many and will be forever missed. I’ll never forget the trips to Milwaukee that you made with Lizzie, Russell, and Timmy. They were great summers. May you rest amongst the angels. Love you, your cousin, Natalie "
- Natalie Policht
May 7, 2019 6:30 pm

"Ralph May god take you in his arms, you will be missed by many who you touched."
- John Riordan
May 9, 2019 8:55 am

Candles Lit