Victor S. Cavazos Jr.


Victor S. Cavazos Jr., 72, of Freeport, died Saturday, October 26, 2019 in his home. Victor was born Sept.26, 1947 in Wheeling, the son of Victor and Santos (Santellano) Cavazos Sr.

Victor married Donna J. Ritchey in 1964. Donna died Oct. 1, 2010. He worked for ComEd for many years as a Lineman. Victor enjoyed playing his bass guitar, hunting, raising birds, family cookouts, but most of all spending time with his sons and grandchildren.

Surviving are his sons, Victor (Brenda) Cavazos of Pecatonica, Erik (Amy) Cavazos of Oregon and Mike (Amanda) Cavazos of Waukegan; two brothers, Domingo (America) Cavazos and Albert (Mary) Cavazos; three sisters, Bellana (Joe) Ortiz, Anita (Dennis) Ligocki, and Irene (Mike) Show; also surviving are four grandchildren, Alyssa, Abby, Erik, Dietrich; and special friend, Becky.

Victor was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Antonio and Oscar; four sisters, Ramona, Alice, Carmen and Nancy; and former wife Donna.

Funeral services were 4 p.m. Friday Nov. 1, 2019 at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home. Following the service, a visitation was held until 8 p.m. A memorial has been established in his memory. Please sign Victor’s guestbook and share a memory at