Nature 19

Elma Bastidos

August 18, 1955 ~ May 26, 2021 (age 65)

Obituary Image


Elma Bastidos, nee Valdez, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved Wife of Victor Bastidos. Devoted Mother of Erica (Raul) Altamirano, Manuel (Aide) Bastidos, and the late Virgilio Bastidos.  Loving Daughter of the late Armando and Eloiza Valdez.  Fond Grandmother of Victoria, Raul Jr., Anabell, and Mathew.  Dear Sister of Noemi Garcia, Juan Armando Valdez, Rose Hernandez, and Josie Valdez.  Dear Aunt and Great-Aunt of many. 

Family and friends are to gather for the Visitation on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162 (located between Mannheim & Wolf Road). Funeral to follow on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 8:30 A.M. proceeding to St. Barbara Catholic Church, 4000 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, Illinois 60513.  Mass of Christian Burial celebrated promptly at 10:00 A.M. Interment at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. For additional info. call (708) 449-5300. Please sign Elma’s guestbook. If you plan to attend Elma’s Funeral Mass at St. Barbara’s please click on this link to reserve your spot,

Despite new CDC guidelines, Effective May 13, 2021, Russo’s Hillside Chapels requires ALL INDIVIDUALS entering the Funeral Home, regardless of your vaccination status, to wear a mask or facial covering.


We ask that you exit the funeral home after paying your respects so that all visitors have an opportunity to do the same. Please refrain from bringing food or beverages into the funeral home. The coffee room is not available at this time.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elma Bastidos, please visit our floral store.


June 2, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Mass of Christian Burial
June 3, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Barbara Catholic Church
4000 Prairie Ave
Brookfield, IL 60513

June 3, 2021

Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Illinois

© 2021 Russo's Hillside Chapels. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy