Luis "Rock" Aguilera

Luis "Rock" Aguilera, age 83, US Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War, of Hammond, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014. Loving Husband for 58 years to Elvira "Vera" Aguilera (nee Pena); beloved father of David (Diane) Aquilera, Lisa (Randall) Kuchik, and Ruthann Aguilera; proud grandfather of Alexandra (Jon) Smith, Natalie Kuchik, Olivia Kuchik, Veronica Vasquez, Victoria (Jay) Ayers, and Michael Jimenez. Dearest great grandfather of two. Special son to the Padilla Family. Luis retired after many years with Inland Steel. He was a Past Lions President of the East Chicago Evening Lions, a Past District Governor of District 25A, a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lions Club International, a Raza de Bronce. Luis was a member of the American Legion East Chicago Allied Post 369, was on the current Board of the City Special Games, was a member of Local 1010, a past Boy Scout Leader. Luis was the current Commander of the S/Sgt. William G. Windrich Chapter of the Korean War Veterans. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME, 6955 Southeastern Ave., Hammond, IN. Funeral Service Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM at LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Chicago Evening Lions Club. For further information regarding services, please contact LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME at 219/ 845-3600 or visit our web site at

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LaHayne Funeral Home - Hammond
6955 Southeastern Avenue  Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 845-3600

Published in The Times from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2014