Eloy S. Ramirez, age 93 of East Chicago, IN passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Guadalupe Ramirez (nee Garza); 6 children: Irma Ramirez, Nellie Mendoza, Minerva Ramirez, late Jesse Ramirez, Genaro Ramirez and Ruben Ramirez; 13 grandchildren: Tommy Jimenez, Freddie, Deanna and Jordan Mendoza, Michelle Ramirez Wilson, Neal, Melissa, Jesse, Jr., Shawn, Dolores, Christopher, Matthew and Nicky Ramirez; several great grandchildren; 3 nieces: Estella Tullgren, Irene Torres and Doris Creel; the family of the late Esteban Garza, Preceded in death by siblings, Anthony and Lydia Ramirez; mother in-law, Dolores Garza.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at Holy Trinity Croatian Church, 4754 Carey Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Terry Steffens officiating. Burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN where the American Legion Allied Post #369 will conduct Military Honors at the Gravesite. Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, October 18, 2019 and from 9:30 am until time of Mass at the Church on Saturday morning. Pastor Pete Sanchez will say a few words at 7:00 pm Friday.
Eloy retired from Inland Steel Company and was a U. S. Army Veteran during W.W.II. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com
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