Nieves MinjarezAugust 5, 1947 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 70)
Nieves Minjarez, age 70, of East Chicago, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Nieves is survived by her 5 children: Inez (Angelica) Medrano, Modesta (Aurelio) Terrazas, Maria (Sergio) Zavala, Jose (Veronica) Medrano, and Lourdes (Pascual) Medrano; 4 step-children: Rafael Medrano, Filiberto Medrano, Manuela Medrano and Petra Medrano; brother, Alberto (Frances) Minjarez; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by husband, Francisco Medrano; mother, Luisa Ocon; father, Alberto Minjarez; and brother, Manuel Aldaco.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 4, 2017 beginning at 10:00 am at St. Patrick Church, 3802 Grand Blvd., East Chicago, IN with Rev. Patrick Gaza officiating. Burial at a later date at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN and on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass at Church.
Nieves was kind to anyone and everyone she met; her heart was made of gold and she left everyone that loved her a piece of it. Nieves will forever be in our hearts. We love you.
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