RUBEN GUTIERREZ GARY, IN Ruben Gutierrez, age 92, of Gary, IN passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was born on April 18, 1924 in Waco, TX. Ruben is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Maria Ines Gutierrez; four daughters: Blanca (Benjamin) DeLeon, Diana Gutierrez, Cynthia (Richard) Flores and Anita Gutierrez; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two sisters: Candelaria Rios and Esperanza Cortez; several other family members and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Manuela Gutierrez; sisters: Sara Rodriguez, Josefina Puente, Carmen Alvarado and Eloisa Sanchez. Ruben was a Parishioner of Holy Rosary Church in Gary, IN and retired from Inland Steel after 34 years of excellent service. He served in WWII with the United States Army from June, 1943 to December, 1945. Visitation will be Friday, October 14, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Rose Room at the Ridgelawn Funeral Home, 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408 (219) 980-5555. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of Holy Angels, 640 Tyler Street, Gary, IN with Father Kevin McCarthy officiating. Ruben will be deeply missed by his loving, devoted family and precious friends. God Grant Him Eternal Peace.
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