Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Eloise Razo

Passed away on September 4, 2020

Eloise Razo "Loisa"

Mrs. Eloise Razo. daughter of the late Rafael Colmenares and Eugenia Campos, was born on February 29, 1956 in Chicago Illinois becoming the 1st Leap year baby born at South Chicago Hospital.  Eloise was from the "Bush" neighborhood and was married to her high school sweetheart, Eusebio "Chevo" Razo (Ret. CPD) in December 1982.  They were blessed with 2 children; Eleanor and Victor (Sgt. CPD) (Jessica Guerrero) and two beautiful grandchildren Jazmin and Viviana.

Eloise was a dedicated wife and homemaker and she truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures.  She had the extraordinary ability to reach people in a positive way.

Eloise is survived by her siblings; Ralph (Leticia Ramos), Johnny, Alice (late David Rodriguez), Marie (Gaspar Rodriguez), Gracie, late Susan Colmenares, Jorge, and the late Rudy Colmenares.

Eloise was aunt to many nieces and nephews and friend to many in Chicago, Texas, Arizona, and Florida

Visitation Monday, September 7, 2020 from 2-9 pm.  Funeral Services Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 8:45 am from the Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 am.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to "Hope 44 Fund" in her name. Please call 833 Gift.Nmf or 833-433-8633.  This fund is the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation which provides critical support for adolescent and young adult patients with cancer.

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, masks are required if you are attending the visitation or funeral services. 


Elmwood Chapel
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:45 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe
3200 E. 91st St.
Chicago, IL. 60617
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:30 am

St. Mary Cemetery
87th Street and Hamlin Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL. 60805

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"With sincere sympathy and condolences to the family."
- Beverly Beauchamp
September 5, 2020 1:24 pm

"My deepest condolences to Chevo and his family.Thoughts,prayers,hugs and love heading to Chicago.May she RIP."
- dolores winn
September 5, 2020 10:31 pm

"My most heartfelt condolences to the entire family. I was lucky to connect with Eloísa later in life as she became a great customer of mine thanks to Eleanor. She remembered having met me as a child, which was so heart warming. We went on to share many warm conversations of food and family. I’m lucky to have gotten to know her. May she Rest In Peace. Sending hugs, love and light to all. "
- Elena Kantzioris-Bustos
September 6, 2020 11:28 am

"My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. I would like to express my sincere condolences. No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. I will never forget Eloise beautiful smiles and her caring heart. You will be missed. God have you in his glory resting in peace. ❤"
- Delores Razo
September 6, 2020 12:43 pm

"Eloise was truly a beautiful person I first met Eloise in division room at Bowen . Always smiling and hanging out with her BFF Lety. Will always remember her as a good and loving person . She will be missed. My deepest sympathies to her family. "
- Maria L Garcia
September 6, 2020 2:25 pm

"So sorry for your loss. Remembering Eloise from Sullivan and Bush.We knew the whole family.I am so glad that she had a lovely family that will remember her always."
- Gregoria Vega Byrnes
September 6, 2020 3:52 pm

"Eloisa was such a nice person, wife, sister and mother. We ran into Eloisa several months ago and we're happy to see her feeling better. Sending our condolences, thoughts & prayers. May you find peace & hope with all the memories. God bless you all."
- Familia de Luis y Carmen Gonzalez
September 6, 2020 5:35 pm

"Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. You are a strong lady. You will be truly missed. Your smile and laughter. You will forever be in our hearts 💞 May you Rest In Peace. "
- Annette & Enrique Guerrero
September 7, 2020 6:51 am

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Eloise gentle beautiful spirit lives in our hearts."
- Jorge and sylvia Razo
September 7, 2020 7:56 am

"Chevo and family sending caring thoughts to you. Wishing hope that each tomorrow will be a little brighter. Your Friend, Yolie DeAnda-Sandoval"
September 7, 2020 9:23 pm

"Sending our condolences and prayers to Cousin Chevo and family and know we have u in our thoughts. Eloise was such a sweet and loving person and always made people feel special. From our family and extended family we r sorry for your great loss and she will be missed but remembered dearly. All our love. Cousin Manuel/Debbie"
- Manuel/Debbie Razo
September 7, 2020 9:44 pm

"Check and family my condolences to all of you. She was so much fun and will be missed by everyone. I will miss her laughter. May She rest in peace. 🙏"
- Ron Crowley
September 8, 2020 2:04 pm

"Dear Chevo and loving family. I am sending my love and God’s blessings to give you the grace to endure your loss. Pray to the Holy Spirit to light your way. Eloise was so generous in heart and spirit. I was blessed in having known her. Take care and take the time to grieve. Dinah Ramire"
- Dinah Ramirez
September 11, 2020 9:58 pm

Candles Lit
- Rosemary Ramirez
September 5, 2020 11:38 am

"Rest in Heaven❤️ From the Ramos Family "
- Victoria Ramos
September 5, 2020 1:38 pm

"I am so sorry for your loss it was a joy to have known her. Praying for your in your grief. "
- Teresa Peregoy
September 5, 2020 6:16 pm

"God has now a beautiful angel. I have forever in my heart loving memories of a beautiful person. You will be missed. Rest in peace."
- Delores (Lola) Razo
September 6, 2020 12:22 pm

"May the light of the Lord guide her soul to paradise."
- lupe razo-lopez
September 6, 2020 1:54 pm

"Chevo,Elenor and Victor,our sincere condolences to you and all the Colmenares family,Eloise will truly be missed ,this candle is lit in memory of her."
- Guadalupe and Patricia Alvarez
September 6, 2020 6:50 pm

"You blessed us with your kind giving spirit now rest in peace "
- Jorge and sylvia Razo
September 7, 2020 9:32 am

"My Condolences to the entire Family "
- Joseph A Costello
September 7, 2020 9:24 pm