Sal Alaniz, Sr.

Written by Theresa Rose on October 5, 2015

Salvador F. “Sal” Alaniz, Sr., 89, of Mt. Pleasant, IA and formerly of Chicago, Il, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.

A funeral mass for Sal Alaniz, Sr. will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church, 607 South Jackson Street, Mount Pleasant. Father Joseph Phung will celebrate the mass. Friends may call after 2PM on Thursday at the church. The Knights of Columbus Father John Manning Council will recite the rosary at 6:30 PM. The family will greet friends following the rosary. Further services will be held on Sunday at the Hursen Funeral Home, 4001 West Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois. A private burial will be on Monday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.

Those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the St. Alphonsus Church Youth Ministry. The Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to