Homer Gonzalez, age 92, of Chicago, died February 1, 2020 at Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago. World War II Veteran, serving in the Philippines. Passionate about music and painting in his retirement. Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Parish, where he was a member for 60 years. Beloved husband of Ruth, nee Freres; loving father of David Sr. and AnaMaria (Albert Brantley) Gonzalez-Mathias; cherished grandfather of Nina (Jason) Miller, Michelle Gonzalez and David (Robin) Gonzalez Jr.; adoring great-grandfather of 13 and great-great-grandfather of 4; devoted son of the late Cruz and Juana Gonzalez; fond brother of the late Natividad (Jose), Leo Cayo (Margaret), Mary (Jose), Cruz (Beatrice), Oscar (Rebecca), Cosme and Beto; uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, 7001 N. Hiawatha Ave., Chicago. Interment with military honors at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Skokie. Funeral info: 847-673-6111 or www.habenfuneral.com to sign guestbook.