Age 71 of Hobart, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2003. He was
retired from the Ford Motor Company and was a veteran of the United States
Army serving two tours in Korea where he was awarded the Bronze Star and the
Purple heart. He was a member of the Social Organization of Mexican
Independence Day Parade. Sociedad-Mutualista-Mexico and the Glen Park Eagles.
He will be lovingly missed by his sons, Phil Garcia of Hobart, and Cipriano
(Barbara) Garcia of Portage; daughter, Crystal (Jerry) Cummings-Miller;
stepdaughter, Tammy Garcia; brothers, John (Ann) Miranda of Lake Station and
John (Aurora) Gutieriez of Las Vegas; sister, Mary Garcia of Chicago;
grandchildren, Robert Martini, Charles (Amanda) Hoskins, David Garcia and
Derrick Cummings; great grandchild, Payton Hoskins; nephews and nieces, John
Miranda Jr. of Maryland, Debbie (Keith) Soderquist of Lake Station, Mark
Miranda of Lake Station, John Gutierrez of Las Vegas, Eric Miranda of Florida,
Teresa Gutierrez of Illinois, Scott Miranda of Indiana, Ann Marie Molden,
Michael, Joey, and Cathy Gutierrez of Las Vegas and many friends. Funeral
services will be held on Monday, November 10, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the
Christopher Funeral Home, 1307 Central Avenue, Lake Station with Reverend
Darrel Schultz officiating. Inurnment in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may visit
with the family on Sunday November 9, 2003 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Christopher
Funeral Home, (219)962-4115.
Published by Post-Tribune from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2003.