Effingham Daily News
---- — Santiago Bonnot Galan, 73, of Newton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Cremation rites will be accorded to Mr. Galan. Crain Funeral Home, Newton, is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.crainfuneral.com.
Santiago was born in Big Well, Texas, the son of Leonardo and Eloisa (Bonnot) Galan. Santiago was a restaurant owner in Chicago. He enjoyed people and loved to make them smile.
He is survived by two daughters, Debbie Muchow (husband Jeff) of Altamont and Vickie Draves (husband Mike) of Oblong; four grandchildren; and three brothers, Arturo Galan (wife Maria) of Mundelein, Ernie Galan of Mundelein, and Armando Galan of Detroit, Mich.
His parents and brother, Israel Galan, preceded him in death.
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