Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Ignacio Godina, Sr., "Nacho"

Passed away on October 28, 2020

Ignacio Godina Sr., “Nacho”, age 67, late of South Chicago, passed away October 28, 2020.  Beloved husband of Ofelia (nee Salazar) for 46 years.  Loving father of Noemy Godina, Jane (Mario) Perez, Ignacio Godina Jr. and Roberto Godina.  Cherished grandfather of Samantha Godina-Tellez, Mario D. Perez, Sophia Perez and Vincent Perez.  Devoted son of the late Geronimo Godina and the late Juanita Mendoza de Godina.  Dearest brother of Raquel (Refugio Gonzales) Godina, Chuya Godina, Armando Godina, Maria Elena (Joel) Correa, Susana Godina, Joaquin (Guillermina) Godina, David (Minda) Godina, Rebeca (Jose) Delgadillo, Erick Pablo (Lisa) Godina and Leticia (late Roberto) Magallanes. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Ignacio was a retired employee of Frank’s Auto Rebuilders with over 20 years of service.  “Nacho” was a car enthusiast who enjoyed watching wrestling and going to the movies. He also enjoyed visiting flea markets and tending to his yard and garden. He enjoyed seeing bullfights and his retirement dream was to travel down the coast, sunbathing at the beaches and eating fresh seafood. Visitation Monday 2-9pm.  Funeral services Tuesday, November 3, 2020  9:15am prayers from Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  Mass 10am.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  773-731-2749 www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:15 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3200 E. 91st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Rd.
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"We are very sorry for your loss he’s in our prayers may he rest in peace"
- Elias y luz silva
November 3, 2020 1:45 pm

"Nuestro más sentido pésame por la partida de Nacho aOfelia, Noemy, Nacho, Jenny y Bob Godina , nuestras oraciones están con ustedes por el descanso eterno de Nacho. Los queremos."
- Jaime Carrillo
November 3, 2020 8:01 pm

Candles Lit
"Sorry for your loss. Neighbors"
- Karen Frystak
October 29, 2020 12:22 pm

"Nuestro más sentido pésame. Ofelia y familia, siguen en nuestras oraciones. Que nuestro Señor Jesucristo le conceda a Nacho la vida eterna y que descanse en paz.."
- Javier y Olga Salazar
October 29, 2020 8:33 pm

"My most deepest and sincere condolences. You will all be in my prayers so God can give you all the strength to get through this tough time.."
- Maribel Reyes
November 1, 2020 11:06 am

"You will be missed so much Nacho. You were always a good frien to me. You wer a good husband and father and always watched out for everyone. May the Lord take you into his open arms and bring you a much greaterbpeace. Heaven is lucky to Jane you forever. Much love to you❤️"
- Georgette Gagen
November 1, 2020 1:38 pm

"We are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant you strength and peace. Our most sincere condolences. "
- JUAN and Oliva Campos
November 2, 2020 8:06 pm

"Ofelia y Familia, Que el Senor te conceda a ti y tu familia Paz y Consuelo en este momento dificil. Nuestro mas sentido pesame. Descansa en Paz Nacho."
- Elias y Luz Silva
November 3, 2020 5:52 pm