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Saturday June 19th, 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

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Saturday June 19th, 2021

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Ridgelawn Cemetery
Saturday June 19th, 2021

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Guillermina "Guilla" Nieves

Guilla went home to Jesus on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at age 94.

Guilla was born to Nicomedes and Ignacia Trinidad on December 2, 1926 in Ciales, Puerto Rico. She met her husband, Ramon at a young age in Puerto Rico.

They married on February 2, 1945 and went on to have 6 children, Charlie, Miguel, Ray (Angie), 3 daughters: Gloria (late Ray) Olmos, Teresa (late Frank) Calinski and Millie (Robert) Guevara. 14 grandchildren: Yvette (Mariano) Ramirez, Raymond Olmos, Melissa (David) Barajas, Kathleen (Pedro) Yanez, Amanda (Francisco), Eddie (Abigail), Lissette (David) Gonzalez, Gloria Lynn (Nathan) Poole, Denise (Ryan) Gifford, Jacqueline (Tony) Alvarez, Adriana (Marcus) Pina, Clarinda Guevara, Celina (Enrique) Ramos and Ray Julian, 28 great grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to being a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend she also loved cooking, visiting the sick, attending family events, church and her prayer group.

Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with her family and those who surrounded her.

Preceded in death by her loving husband, parents, siblings and son.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Acevez Funeral Home, 4918 Magoun Ave, East Chicago, IN 46312.

Pastor Michael Poole will hold a home-going service at 11:00 am.

Burial will follow at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, Indiana.

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Gloria, my condolences to you and all your family. May you always remember the funny and good times you shared with your mom. I pray you find comfort in knowing God never leaves us. God bless you and the family.

Rosa Oliver Jun 21 2021 12:00 AM

My condolences to Gloria and other family members Guilla was a beautiful person with a big heart always had a smile on her face and she was a very religious person with so much faith in God and Our Lady of Guadalupe may she Rest In Peace

Teresa (Aguilar) Cabello Jun 20 2021 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heartsGomez Family

Gomez Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sending prayers and hugs to you all in this time of bereavement . We love you ! From Sharliah Nina & LorettaShariah, Nina , & Loretta

Shariah, Nina , & Loretta Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We love you all. From 2011 Class OfficersNina

Nina Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Our Condolences to all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sending all our love,Eunice and Quiroz Family

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Tu sonrisa sera la compaa ideal para Dios y tu mirada una luz que alumbre en medio de la oscuridad. Descansa en paz Querida Hermana!Gracias por todo lo que hiciste por mi! Tu hermano William y fam.William Trinidad Gines

William Trinidad Gines Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM