Guillermo Quiroz, Sr., age 89 of East Chicago, IN passed away Monday, July 13, 2020. Father of 11 children: Guillermo (Maria) Quiroz, Jr., Maria Raquel (Rodolfo) Arroyo, Manuel (Teresa) Quiroz, Everardo (Paula) Quiroz, Roselia Quiroz, late Ignacio (Maria) Quiroz, Silvia (late Hugo) Almanza, Olga (Jose Luis) Cano, Estela (Armando) Nunez, Sergio (Monica) Quiroz and Esther (Carmen) Serrano; 24 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; many other extended family here and in Mexico. Preceded in death by his wife, Maria de la Luz (2013); parents, Federico and Cristina (Trigueros) Quiroz; 3 brothers and 4 sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 17, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Mary Church, corner of Indianapolis Blvd. and 144th Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Nestor Varon officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 16, 2020 and from 10:30 am until time of Mass at the Church on Friday morning. **DUE TO COVID-19 and FAMILY REQUEST, MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED AND THERE WILL BE A LIMIT OF 100 PEOPLE AT ONE TIME ALLOWED IN THE FUNERAL HOME.**
Guillermo retired from Inland Steel Company and he was a farm worker in many different states for many years and he marched with Cesar Chavez in California. “We will miss going out to eat with our dad to Mexican restaurants and eating parrilladas”.To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com
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