Joseph Emanuel Sierra passes away

Today, Joe Sierra passed away. He was 63. Joe fell ill on Wednesday August 4. He suffered several heart attacks and was transferred to Alexian Brothers hospital in Elk Grove, IL.

He has spent his remaining time there battling to recover.  Over the course of the last couple weeks he fought to survive, but grew worse.

Joe is the son of Emanuel Sierra and leaves behind his wife Nadeen, daughter Heather, three grandchildren and his mother Lucha. He was preceded in death by his father, Emanuel, daughter, Dawn, and grandchild, Chynna.

Joe received a heart transplant in 1994 and was very grateful for the extra time the Lord afforded him.

An update will be posted when arrangements have been announced.

One thought on “Joseph Emanuel Sierra passes away”

  1. Thanks Hank for forwarding the picture. This is a good picture of Joe, it is as I will always remember him: with a smile on his face and a kind word ready to follow. He is already missed. Prayers for the E.T. family, love you all and thinking of you.

    Thinking of all my cousins, much hugs to you all.

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