Funeral services have been scheduled for a 9-year-old Round Lake girl who drowned in Fox Lake Aug. 27.
Burnett-Dane Funeral Home provided this obituary:
Mireya E. "Mia" Cardenas, 9, of Round Lake passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
She was born July 18, 2004 in Highland Park and was a former resident of Grayslake, living in Round Lake for the past six years. Mia was a fourth grade student at Fremont Intermediate School in Mundelein. Her sparkling personality will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.
Surviving are her parents, Mario & Maribel Cardenas; brother, Peter Benjamin; sister, Madelyn Grace; maternal grandparents, Antonio and Maria Garcia and paternal grandparents, Esther and Isauro Medina; and also by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Pedro Cardenas.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. at The Chapel, 1200 American Way, Libertyville. A visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at The Chapel. Interment will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Libertyville. For info: 847-362-3009 or sign the guestbook at www.burnettdane.com.