Friends of the late Victor Fabela have managed to raise nearly $11K.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
April 22, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – On Tuesday, fundraising organizers and friends for the late Victor Fabela, 29, reported that more than $10,776 has been raised in support of Fabela’s son and to help pay for Victor’s funeral expenses.
A fundraising event on Tuesday at the Delaware House Dance Studio raised at least $5K, a Gofundme fund raised another $5,176 in three days and on Saturday, the Latin American Motorcycle Association in Milwaukee reported that it also had raised at least $600 for Fabela’s funeral expenses.
Fabela is originally from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, including a member of the Pulaski Boyz Motorcycle Association. He was well known in the Salsa dancing and performing social circles in both the Milwaukee and Chicago area.
Fabela died on early Saturday in a motorcycle accident while driving in the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago. According to the Illinois State Police, Fabela lost controlled of his motorcycle and crashed on the freeway. No other vehicle was involved. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
He is survived by a 5-year-old son.
Victor Fabela’s funeral services will be held at the Marin Funeral Home, 2744 W. 51st Street (and California Ave.) in Chicago, Illinois from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22.