Life Story / Obituary
It is with great sadness to announce that on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, Samuel Almaras-Betancur II gained his wings becoming our guardian angel forever. Samuel was born in Racine, Wisconsin on December 4, 2002, son of Julie Vela and Samuel Almaras-Betancur. Although his time on Earth was not long enough, Sam lived his best life. He was an avid basketball player and car enthusiast. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Sam was loved by many, will be missed by all, and will never be forgotten.
Survivors include his parents; Julie (Latosha), Samuel (Erica); his siblings Micaela, Luca, Gabriela, Monica, Adrian, Ariana, Lucciano, Kole, Paris, Alejah, and Gene ; nieces and nephews; Gavina, Gianni, Gianna and Ramone Jr; His tio Rocque, aunt Lydia (Marina and Joseph); and a host of other relatives and friends. He was proceeded in death by his grandparents; Lusia Rodriquez and Gregorio Segura, great-grandparents; Hermangilda and Raul Vela, And his cousin Juan Carlos.
A celebration of Sam’s life will be held on Thursday July 29, 2021, 12pm at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 2530 Kinzie Ave. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 10am until time of service at 12pm.