Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Arnulfo Elizalde, "Arnold"

Passed away on July 23, 2020

Arnulfo “Arnold” Elizalde, age 91.  Late of Chicago, Illinois. Passed away peacefully at home on July 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving children.  He is now in the hands of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Beloved husband of the late Therese Elizalde (nee Pustateri).  Loving father of Linda Elizalde, Robert Elizalde, Toni Marie Elizalde, Arnie (Noemi Mata) Elizalde.  Cherished grandfather of Steven Elizalde, Nicholas Elizalde, Andrew Elizalde, Amy (David) Zamora, Rita Marie (Andrew) Gallion.  Dear great grandfather of David Zamora Jr., Adryan Zamora, Aliyah Zamora, and Zelda Gallion.  Dear brother of Mercedes Benavente and Santos Elizalde.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Arnold was a retired employee of the CTA.  Committal prayers Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 11:30 am DIRECTLY at Queen of Heaven Cemetery 1400 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL. 60162.  (Friends and family are asked to meet directly at the main office building at the cemetery, masks are required.)  Arrangements entrusted to Elmwood Funeral Chapel – Cedar Lake.  For more information 219-374-9300.


Committal Prayers DIRECTLY at Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:30 am

Queen of Heaven Cemetery
1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, Illinois 60162

"Dear Grandpa, sorry I can't be there but I wanted to say I love you with all my heart. I will never forget the memories we have together especially the time you took me and Rita to the park and pushed us on the swings. I am glad you were able to meet my husband and kids. I will miss you till we meet again. Say hi to Teresa and Grandma for me. I love you Grandpa. 🙏 RIP😪💞"
- Amy Zamora
July 25, 2020 12:27 am

"To the Elizalde family my heart is heavy to hear of the loss of your Father. My deepest sympathy. Keep in mind those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved so missed , so very dear. Love Christine Collins-Coleman"
- Christine Coleman
July 27, 2020 12:56 pm

"Rest in peace, Uncle Arnold, and may God bless you and your loved ones. "
- Sandy Villaseñor
July 28, 2020 11:51 am

"We are so sorry for your loss. We are going to miss him too. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. We wish you peace and comfort as you grieve. God bless you and your family. We wish we could of been there. "
- Steve, Rose, Josh & Marissa Keating
July 31, 2020 7:01 pm

Candles Lit
"I light this candle to light up your path to get to heaven. I love you Grandpa😇💞"
- Amy Zamora
July 25, 2020 12:32 am