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Javier L. De La Uz Jr.

April 6, 1972 — August 13, 2016

Javier L. de la Uz Jr., 44, of Arcata, California, formerly of Rockford, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. Born in New London, Connecticut, on April 6, 1972, just minutes before his twin brother, Jose. Javier was a graduate of Byron High School, where he set numerous wrestling records. He went on to earn Masters degrees in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development from the University of Wisconsin and Marquette. Javier was a local Real Estate Developer and Landscaping Entrepreneur who contributed to the redevelopment of the River East Lofts in downtown Rockford. He married Angela Skirtich on April 1, 2000; together they had four beautiful daughters. Javier was a loving and dedicated father; his girls were his heart and his best friends.
Lovingly survived by his wife, Angela; daughters, Izabella, Lilyana, Rosalina and Tabitha; mother and stepfather, Jackie and Fred Willich; father and stepmother, Javier “Xavier” and Erica de la Uz; sister and brother-in-law, Michelle and Michael; niece, Eliana; many Aunts, Uncles and Cousin who loved him very much and Mr. Puppy. Predeceased by his twin brother, Jose in 2014.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road. Funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for his daughters continued education to “de la Uz girls fund” at Alpine Bank, Rockford, Illinois. Thank you for any and all contributions. To express online condolences, please visit:

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