Alfred Jaques, 89

Korean War vet, engineer

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Alfred M. Jaques, 89, died on Nov. 10, 2019. Born on March 13, 1930, he served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. An engineer, he worked for over 50 years in the steel industry in Illinois and Indiana. He was an active alumnus of IIT and was passionate with fundraising and recruiting for the Latinos Involved in Further Education (LIFE) program. 

Alfred Jaques was the husband of Raquel (nee Mandujano); the father of Alfred (Michelle), Maria (Lloyd) Goslin and Jose (Jamie) Jaques; the grandfather of Callum and Tyr Jaques, Raquel, Alexandra and Samantha Goslin, and Allysia and Anthony Jaques; the brother of Virginia (the late Marcos) Mondragon and the late Belen Jaquez and Jose (Dolores) Jaquez; and the uncle of many. 

Visitation was held on Nov. 12 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, followed by a funeral on Nov. 13 at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, with private interment at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park. The family appreciates memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (cff.org). 

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