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Friday March 6th, 2020
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Guadalupe "Lupe" Vasquez


Guadalupe “Lupe” Vasquez

February 27, 1952-February 27, 2020 (age 68)

Guadalupe departed this life on her 68th birthday with her loving family by her side. 

Guadalupe was born and raised in East Chicago, IN.  She attended Washington High School.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother.  She had a big heart and giving spirit.  Not only did she raise her children, she also poured her love and nurturing spirit into her grandchildren and many others.  She was a dedicated and hardworking employee of Zel’s for 24 years. Her presence will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

She leaves to cherish her memories, her four children Gus (Ekeisha) Herrera Jr. of Merrillville, IN , Antonio Herrera (Lisa Ivy), Tommy Talley, and Maria Talley all of East Chicago, IN; eight grandchildren Dyveon Whyte, Donye’ Whyte, Kamora Herrera, Jose Wash, Braylen Talley, Gus “Trey” Herrera III, Nehemiah Talley, and Antonio Talley; one sister Dolores Wilhelm of Phoenix, AZ;  one brother Anthony Vasquez of East Chicago, IN and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

She is preceded in death by her parents Antonio and Mary Vasquez, son Jose Herrera, brother Gilbert Vasquez and sister Mary “Pee-Wee” Vasquez.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 6, from 4-8 pm at The Acevez Funeral Home, 4918 Magoun Ave. East Chicago, IN.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 7, at 10 am to 12pm at Acevez Funeral Home

Burial will be at Ridgelawn Cemetery 4401 W. Ridge Rd.  Gary, IN 46408.


In lieu of flowers monetary donations to the family will be greatly appreciated.  

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To the entire Vasquez we share in the loss of your mother. May your memories guide you in the days to come. Love is never forgotten. Sincerely William & Diane Adams

William & Diane Mar 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Guadalupe Vasquez

Lillian Moore James Mar 4 2020 12:00 AM

East Chicago Transit Family Sending prayers and condolences to Gus and the family she will truly be missed RIH Lupe

Elaine Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

was a very home girl just a very black woman as any.never caused trouble always willing to help.regardless of race.

Harry walker Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

To the Vasquez and family my condolences to yall I will miss her and love always.
Love your cousin
Natalie Leon -Allen

Natalie Allen Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

I think of her as a part of my childhood. She was always such a nice lady. Can't picture East Chicago without her.

Demitrious Emery Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

I have many memories of her from my time in East Chicago she used to be my next door neighbor and I saw her many times while I was with her brother Beaver. She is my youngest daughters Sonji's aunt. May you rest in peace my friend till we meet again.

Mary Metts Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss prayers to the family

Irene Munoz Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

Remember to her at Zels, condolences to all !

Ron Saenz & Family Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

My prayers and condolences are with the family.Rest in Heaven Lupe.

Linda Carter Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

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