Manuel "Sonny" Barrera

Manuel Barrera, "Sonny," age 63, born in Odem, TX, formally of south east side (Chicago), presently residing in Winfield, IN, passed away on January 9, 2009. Manuel "Sonny" Barrera was loved by family and friends. He was a Vietnam veteran, retired from Ford Plant (Chicago), after 32 years, a security guard at Doubletree Lake Estates, and a member of the Christian Revival Center Church. He was born of the water, baptized in Jesus name, filled with the Holy Spirit in 2001. Manuel is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Lenore (Diaz); his loving children: son, Manuel (Linda) Barrera Jr. and their children: Anthony (Brooks), Krystel, Manuel, and Joshua; daughter, Sandra (Marco) Serratos, and their six children: Analyssia, Vanessa, Kristiana, Marco, Faith, Elijah, and his son Robert "Bobby" Barrera. (NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION): Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 from 2:00-8:00 P.M. at GEISEN FUNERAL HOME, 7905 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 14, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at Geisen Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Otano officiating. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN. To share a memory please visit the guestbook section on the obituary page at For information call 219-769-3322

Funeral Home

Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services - Merrillville
7905 Broadway  Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 769-3322

Published in The Times from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2009