Juan M. Salazar, age 48 of Hammond, IN passed away Friday, September 28, 2018. He is survived by 2 daughters, Jaqulyn V. Salazar and Alexis R. Salazar; granddaughter, Elliana Rose Buckley; parents, Manuel and Carmen Salazar; brother, Marco A. (Kelly) Salazar; sister, Patricia (Jason) Corral; nieces and nephews, Jason and Justin Corral, Jesenia, Aziah, Reyna, Rafael, and Cristian; many aunts, uncles and special friends. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Carmelino and Francisca Camarillo; paternal grandparents, Manuel and Carmen Salazar.
Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Monday, October 1, 2018. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, October 2, 2018 beginning at 9:15 am from Fife Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Carlos Martinez, A.I.C. officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. The American Legion Allied Post #369 will conduct Military Services at the Graveside Tuesday morning.
Juan was a retired Lake County Police Officer and former Police Officer with Purdue University (Hammond Campus). He was a U.S. Army Veteran of Desert Storm and a member of the American Legion Allied Post #369. To share a memory or a permanent online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com.