Mario Pence Obituary

Mario M. Pence
Mario M. Pence

July 15, 1981 - April 4, 2019
Born in Melrose Park, IL
Resided in Plano, Illinois


Mario Pence, age 37, of Plano, Illinois, passed away on April 4, 2019 from existing illness complications.  Mario's fight was hard and exhausting, he will be truly missed. He was one of 3 sons born to Karin Ridley nee Pence on July 15, 1981 in Melrose Park, Illinois. Mario became engaged to Michelle Dunlap in May of 2016 and planned to marry her in the summer of 2019.  He was extremely happy and proud of how his life was,  despite the setback of his diagnosis of Kidney disease in 2016.

Mario is survived by his cherished sons Mario Jr. (15) and Cody (11); beloved mother Karin (Mark) Ridley nee Pence; loving fiancé Michelle Dunlap; fond siblings Tony (Brandy) Singh, Mark RidleyJr., Shannon Craipia nee Fisher; loving grandparents Marita Pence and the late Ralph Sr.; nieces and nephews Joleina, the late Josephina, Josiah, Jonahvin, Katalina and 7 others; soon to be step children Tyler, Alyssa, Emily and Nathan; proud uncles Ralph Jr.(Megan) Pence, the late Rick (Sue- living) Pence, Leonard(Kim) Pence, Eric Pence, Mike(Becky) Pence, Jeff(Geri) Pence; caring aunts Janet(John) Bohun, Darlene(Phil) Masis, Kim(Dave) Natale, Marita Lara; over 28 first cousins and 9 second cousins; loved four legged children (dogs) Nala and Buddy.

Mario was loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed. Rest in peace Mario.

A visitation will be held Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at DuPage Memorial Chapel, 951 W. Washington Street, West Chicago, Illinois.
(630) 293-5200



DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel
951 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL US 60185
Thursday, April 11, 2019
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM