Elizabeth A.  Golden

Obituary for Elizabeth A. Golden

August 7, 1960 - December 28, 2020
Woodstock, Illinois | Age 60

Loving Wife, Mom, Sister & Friend


Elizabeth A. Golden, age 60, of Woodstock, passed away after a short but courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, December 28, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was born August 7, 1960, in Chicago, the daughter of Ronald and Geraldine (Rafa) West. On June 23, 1990, she married the love of her life, William Golden in Chicago.

The most important thing in Elizabeth's life was her family. She looked forward to her daily walks with her husband Bill, weekly shopping excursions with her daughter-in-law Kim, and loved cooking with her son Benjamin. Elizabeth loved to read and enjoy classical and oldies music.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, William Golden; son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Kim Golden; and grandpuppy, Einstein. She is further survived by her sister, Julie Esparza; brothers, Greg (Lisa) West and Chris (Andrea) West; nephews, Adam, Gregory and Zachary West; mother -in-law, Ruth Golden; and numerous special cousins. In addition to her parents, Ronald and Geraldine West, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Raymond Esparza, and niece, Aimee Esparza.

Visitation will be held from 12 Noon – 4 P.M., on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. A Prayer Service will be held at 4 P.M. in the funeral home chapel.

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