Jose S. Rivas (Louie), age 89, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Carmen Rivas; his parents, Pascuala and Cornelio Rivas; his siblings Jesus Rivas, Rosa Garcia, Grace Perez, Antonia Vega, Juanita Garza, Maria Lopez; and his mother-in-law, Anita Cerda. Jose is survived by his loving and devoted children: Anna Rivas-Beda (Steve), Louis Rivas (Elba) and Laura Rivas ; loving granddaughters, Erin Rivas Garza (Mario) and Shannon Rivas; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Julia, Deserae, Mariana, Zachary, Marina and Dominic; great-great grandson, Preston; loving sister, Tillie Rodriguez; loving godson, Rodolfo Ramirez (Maria Elena); various nieces and nephews; and his loving cat, Lucky. Jose retired from Arcelor Mittal after 40 years of service as a pipefitter and in refrigeration. Visitation will be Monday, December, 21, 2020 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm from Ridgelawn Funeral Home 4201 West Ridge Road Gary, IN with Visitation held Tuesday, December, 22, 2020 from 10:00 am -11:00 am, with Funeral Services from 11:00 am -12:00 p.m. from Ridgelawn Funeral. Masks are required. Jose will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends. God Grant Him Eternal Peace.
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