Ishmael N. 'Mike' Valdez
Ishmael N. 'Mike' Valdez, age 91; devoted husband of 67 years to Gloria (nee Tria); loving father of Tessie (the late Mandy), Mary Anne Marchbanks, Vicky (Richard) James, Mary (Surya) Rao and Mona (Steve) DePetro; proud grandfather of Amando (Ann), Sheryl (Dexter), Amanda, Marc, John, Matthew, Jacob, Lakshmi, Anila (David), Sree, Gabrielle, Christopher; adoring great grandfather of Amando, Vincent, Oliver, Lex, Max, Zach, Grace, Isabelle, Julianna, Landon, Evan and Luke; dear brother and uncle to many. Funeral services and interment will be private. A celebration of Mike's life will be planned in the future. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Wounded Warrior Project or St. Jude's Children Hospital would be appriciated. Info: (708) 429-3200 Click here to sign the online guest book.