Life Story / Obituary
Mario Alfredo Ruiz, age 50, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday August 18, 2020.. Mario was born in Racine on November 21, 1969 son of Alfredo and Janet (nee: Albright) Ruiz Jr.
He attended Washington Park High School. Mario was employed with American Bottling/ 7-Up for over twenty years. He was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed antagonizing his Packer friends and family.
Mario will be dearly missed by his daughters, Patricia Gutierrez, Marianna Gutierrez; grandchildren, Alayna Gutierrez, Natalia, Zayden, Liliana and Aaliyah Gutierrez; mother, Janet (Jim) Ellenberger; mother of his children, Rose Gutierrez; sister, Lisa (Roy) Ours; brothers, Jason (Brellyn) Ellenberger, Brandon (Rachel) Ellenberger; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mario was preceded in death by his father, Alfredo; son, Alfredo; nephew, Caleb “CJ” Ellenberger; grandparents, Jack and Jesslyn Albright, Alfredo and Beatrice Ruiz Sr.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday August 23, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 3:00 p.m. Private interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery on Monday.