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Bienvenido "Efrain" Camacho

April 13, 1932 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Bienvenido "Efrain" Camacho Obituary

Bienvenido "Efrain" Camacho, age 91, of East Chicago, Indiana, passed away peacefully Friday, December 15, 2023 at home surrounded by his family. Bienvenido is survived by four daughters:  Myriam (late Juan) Camacho, Evelyn (Guadalupe Brito, Sr. ) Camacho-Brito, Lillian (late Louis, Jr.) Vasquez, and Marilyn (Orlando) Gonzalez; grandchildren: Juan Carlos Hernandez, Belinda Hernandez, Wilberto Hernandez, Peter Sander, Martin Rodriguez, Carlos (Jazmin) Gonzalez, Jasmin Rodriguez, Ana, Bianca Rodriguez, Davis (Alexandra) Flores, Darius (Lauren) Flores, Michael (Reyna) Camacho Henney, Matthew Rodriguez, Guadalupe Brito, Jr.; great grandchildren: Jolie, Amillia, Anelis, Logan, Love, Christian, Harleen, Caleb, Liliahna, Leo, Benjamin, Valentina, Jean Carlos, Nishara, Von Marie, Daylan, Dalylin, Karla Marie, Zahira, Carlos Damian, Liznette, Ian, and future Violet; great-great grandchildren: Kamila, Jordan, Noa, and Hanna; former spouse, Maria A. Camacho; several brothers.  Preceded in death by parents:  Ramon and Amelia Camacho; son, Bienvenido Camacho, Jr.; and sister, Carmen.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023 at 10:00 am at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, Indiana with Rev. Terry Steffens officiating.  Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana.  Visitation will be on Thursday, December 21, 2023 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Bienvenido was a steelworker at LTV Steel and retired after 35 years of service.  After his retirement he worked as a crossing-guard for 9 years with the School City of East Chicago at Harrison Elementary School.  Bienvenido loved and lived for his daughters, he always said “they were his treasure.”  He made friends everywhere and was loved by many, and his love was genuine.  He loved his animals and towards the end, Daisy became his companion.  Although his heart was weak, he made room for everybody; a strong love that was out of this world.  Throughout his life he helped many people; was a great mentor; and showed kindness of a father.  He enjoyed watching wrestling with his grandsons; one of many precious memories.  Some of his hobbies were watching TV; the Price is Right; The Wheel of Fortune; hanging outside feeding the stray cats and bird.  He would always sit by the front window, looking around and waiting for Evelyn to pick him up to take him to Walmart.  And let’s not forget – Go Cubs!!!  His daughters always had a special spot in his heart.  At the hospital he told us that his love for us is the same as when he first held us in his arms, and his love will live in our hearts and it will never die.  THE WORLD LOST AN AMAZING MAN!

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 21, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

Funeral Service
Friday
December 22, 2023

10:00 AM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 22, 2023

St. John Cemetery
1547 - 167th Street
Hammond, IN 46320

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