Manuel I. Borjas, 19, of Aurora passed away surrounded by his family after a valiant fight with cancer. He was born on September 1, 1999 the son of Juan and Martha Borjas. He loved video gaming and he had a passion for culinary. Manuel graduated from West Aurora High School in 2017. He is survived by his parents; Juan and Martha Borjas; siblings, Gabriela, Bianca, Gustavo and Karla Borjas; maternal grandmother, Maria Ramirez, paternal grandparents Juan and Maria Borjas; Godmother, Veronica Ramirez, aunt, Gloria (Memo) Rios, uncle, Ricardo Borjas. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Ismael Ramirez.
Family will be receiving guests on Thursday, September 6, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral Mass will be on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church, 750 W. Old Indian Trail, Aurora, IL. Interment will follow at River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, IL.