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Maria Luisa Olvera

Maria Luisa Olvera

Hammond / East Chicago

Maria age 73 of Hammond passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.. Maria Olvera born in Laredo, Texas

Mom was our queen, one beautiful diamond, now she’ll shine at night with the bright stars.

Maria is survived by her Ex-husband and friend Carlos H. Rodriguez, children, Laura (late Steven) Alamillo, Lori (David) Arredondo, Delores (Richard) Cervantes, Bernadette (Leonel) Olmos, Paula Vasquez, United States Air Force Staff Sargent Luis (United States Air Force Senior Airman Naomi) Vasquez. Siblings are Connie (Felix) Santos, Luis Jr. (Mona) Ruiz, Mario (late Marie) Ruiz, Ronald “Ronnie Boy” Ruiz, Benito (Joan) Ortiz, Jeannette (Hector) Jacques.Step dad Ismael Ortiz. A host of nieces and nephews. Eight grandchildren; Julio and Carlos DeJesus, David Arredondo Jr., United States Marine Christian Olmos, Vincent Olmos, Alejandro Olmos, granddaughter Serena. Esteban Rene Alamillo.

She is preceded in death by her mother Elvira Ortiz and United States Navy Veteran Luis Ruiz, Richard Ruiz and Fernando Ortiz. Son in law Steven Rene Alamillo.

Mom is our legacy, she is at her final rest. She will be dearly missed, mom loved to dance, dance, dance.

"Our girl is dancing all day now in our Heavenly Father’s Home"

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You have my condolences Bernadette and you and your family our in my prayers. God Bless you all...Dolores

Dolores Vazquez Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences Bernadette to you and your entire family. Shesounds likea great person who liveda rich and full life.

Chip Mulaney Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to you and your family, I am so sorry for your loss.

Paula Gabriel Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM

Bernie, I am so sorry for your loss. May the peace and comfort of God rest upon your family. Debra Thomas

Debra Thomas Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the family.
Maria you will be missed. I remember you took me to Chicago. May you test in peace. Love you always Diana Flores

DiananFlores Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

To Bernie & Family, The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord lift His face toward you. The Lord be gracious to you and grant you His peace.

Tamara Adams Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM