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Eudelia "lee" "Lela" (Cruz) Varela

November 27, 1944 ~ February 21, 2021 (age 76)

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Eudelia M. “Lee” “Lela” Varela, age 76 of East Chicago, IN passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021.  She is survived by 2 children, Feliz (Jose) Rosalez and Felix Varela, Jr.; 8 grandchildren: Joey Rosalez, Ralph (Christine) Rosalez, Christine (Ismael) Rodrigiuez, Joel Rosalez, DeAnita Rosalez and Oscar C. Rosalez, Felix C. Varela and Adrian A. Varela; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Oscar Cruz, Jr; numerous nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by her husband, Felix T. Varela, Sr.; parents, Oscar, Sr. and Olivia Cruz; sister, Minerva Mireles.

Private cremation services were provided by FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN.

Eudelia was a former employee at Southeast Medical in Chicago, IL, and a member of Faith Church Dyer.  She was an avid bowler who was Secretary of the League and also coached the youth leagues.  Eudelia loved spending time and doing things with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  To share an online condolence, logon to

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Private Cremation

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4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

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