LUIS A. COLON SR. HIGHLAND, IN Luis A. Colon Sr., age 78 of Highland, passed away Friday, march 22, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Aida; two daughters: Martha (Bob) Kozub and Zoraida (Glen) Fondaw; one son, Luis (Susan) Colon Jr.; ten grandchildren: Austin, Lesa, Carolyne, Trea, Alex, Richard, Elise, Danny, Kevin, and Jason; two great grandchildren: Kaleb and Brayden; two brothers: Fernando (Esperanza) Colon and Hector Colon; three sisters: Hilda Padilla, Olga Rodriguez and Violleta Colon; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by parents; and two brothers. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM Mass DIRECTLY at St. James the Less Church, 9640 Kennedy Ave., Highland with Fr. Keith Virus officiating. Luis will Lie in State at the church form 9:30 AM until time of Mass. At rest at St. Michael Church Cemetery, Schererville. Friends may visit with the damily on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Solan Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave., Schererville, IN (corner Main and Kennedy). Wake service at 3:00 PM on Tuesday. Luis was a long time area resident, member of St. James the Less Church, Ambassador of Mary, member of the Cursillo Movement, Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, member of the American Legion Post 180, retired from Inland Steel Co., avid gardener and wood worker. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the McAuley Clinic.
Published in The Times on Mar. 25, 2013