Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Samuel Cruz, 35, of Aurora passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

            He was born to Jose and Sara Garrado Cruz on October 10, 1981 in Mexico.  Samuel and wife, Antonia are the owners of Las Palamas Restaurant in Aurora.

            Survivors include his parents, Jose and Sara Cruz of Aurora; his wife, Antonia; 3 daughters, Stephanie, Diana and Sofia of the home; 4 brothers, Sergio Reyes, Israel Reyes and Miguel Cruz all of Aurora and Alenjandro Cruz of Mexico; and 2 sisters, Elizabeth Reyes and Adriana Reyes both of Aurora.

            Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Verona under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

            Rosary services will be held Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home with visitation to follow.