UBALDINA (EVELYN) VIDAL CROWN POINT, IN Ubaldina (Evelyn) Vidal, age 83, longtime resident of Crown Point, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2013. She was born in Orense, Spain on March 19, 1930. Evelyn was a graduate of Colegio Doroteas in Pontevedra, Spain. She received her B.A. degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN and her M.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Evelyn taught Spanish at the University of Wisconsin and Indiana University Northwest for 35 years where she was awarded the distinction of excellence in teaching Spanish. She was a member of the Spanish Society of Gary, IN and the American Teachers Assoc. of Spanish and Portuguese. Evelyn was a member of St. Matthias Catholic Church where she served in various ministries. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents: Manuel and Maria Cortizo Moldes; and her son, Nelson Vidal. She is survived by her devoted husband, Louis, children Patricia (Kurt) of Algonquin, IL and John (Pat) of Lake of Four Seasons; four grandchildren, Kate, Carly and Suzanne of Algonquin, IL and Brian of LOFS, IN; she is also survived by her brother, Avelino (Margaret) of Merrillville, IN, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St Matthias Catholic Church, 101 W. Burrell Drive, Crown Point, IN. She will lie in state from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Friends may visit with Evelyns family on Friday, October 25, 2013, from 2:00-8:00 PM at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. Donation may be made to the Catholic Charities of Northwest Indiana. www.burnsfuneral.com
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Published in The Times from Oct. 23 to Oct. 24, 2013