Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Gustavo I. Robledo, Sr., "Gus"

Passed away on February 8, 2020

Gustavo I. Robledo Sr., “Gus”, age 84, late of Munster, IN, formerly of the Southeast Side of Chicago, passed away February 8, 2020.  Beloved husband of the late Jennie “Juanita” Robledo.  Loving father of Jennie Hahn (fiancé Dave Myrick), Gustavo (Chela) Robledo Jr., Mary Helen (Michael) Bosquez, Eva (John) Kennedy and Louie (Ida) Robledo.  Devoted grandfather of Alexander (Christina), Nicole (Chris), Eric (Susanna), Diana, Elena (JT), Valerie (Ryan), Mike (Michelle), Nathan (Ashley), Jeremy (Caitlin), Thomas (Krystal), Kristin and Tony.  Cherished great grandfather of 6.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Gus was preceded in death by his parents Ysidro and Eva Robledo and his siblings Celia, Ignacio and Robert. Gus was a devoted employee for the U.S. Postal Service for over 36 years and retired as Postmaster of Evanston, IL.  After he retired, he worked for the Cook County Courts as a Spanish interpreter for 16 years. He loved to sing and enjoyed Classical Arts and Music.  He was a member of the choir at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for many years.  Gus was an active and beloved resident of Hartsfield Assisted Living in Munster, IN.  Visitation Wednesday 2-9pm.  Funeral services Thursday, February 13, 2020   8:15am prayers from Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3200 E. 91st St., Chicago.  Mass 9am.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society in Gus’s name would be appreciated.  773-731-2749 www.elmwoodchapel.com




Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 8:15 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3200 E. 91st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:00 am

St.. Mary Cemetery
87th and Hamlin
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society in Gus's name would be appreciated.

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"To the family of Gus Robledo: "You have my heartfelt and utmost of sympathies in the loss of my friend and Brother, Gus. I feel the same pain in his loss as you do. We were the closest of friends for the past 47 years. I'll miss him."
- Ardean Shaw
February 11, 2020 4:33 pm

"I am so sorry for your loss. I am very honored to have met your dad. I will remember his kindness and his incredible singing ability. Love and prayers. Jolene "
- Jolene Hedrick
February 11, 2020 6:23 pm

"I remember Gus as upbeat and engaged. When I would see him he was always doing something whether is was singing or running a committee. He made people happy I believe it was his goal in life. He was quite the character and will be missed. "
- Mabel Guzman
February 21, 2020 12:33 pm

"Gus, please accept my condolences. My prayers are with your family. Rich Chavez, OLG"
- Richard Chavez
March 4, 2020 5:56 pm

Candles Lit
"My very deepest sympathies "
- Jolene Hedrick
February 11, 2020 6:23 pm

"Dad ~ Lighting a candle for both you & Ma. Now you can both rest in peace, together forever. "
- Jennie R. Hahn
February 21, 2020 12:21 pm