Jose Antonio Rivera III, 14

Jose Antonio Rivera IIIJose Antonio Rivera III joined his brothers, Emmanuel and Angel Antonio, in Heaven on July 15, 2016, at the age of 14. Jose courageously fought a very rare and aggressive bone cancer for five months and 12 days and never gave up.

He was the loving son of Jose Jr. and Kelly Rivera, and loving grandson of Rick and Julie Tank, and Jose and Aida Rivera. He is also survived by great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation is from 2-7 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at Northbrook Church (4014 Highway 167, Richfield) with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the church, with prayers at 11 a.m. and a procession to entombment at Washington County Memorial Park. Jose’s family would like to extend a special thanks to the Slinger and Allenton communities #TeamJose for their love and support.

“Live every day to the fullest … don’t take anything for granted.”

Krause Funeral Home is assisting the family: 414-464-4640. For online condolences and directions, visit