Ana Maria Rangel (nee Ortegon) born February 19, 1928, formerly of Hammond,
IN. passed away on January 23, 2021 in Munster, IN. at the age of 92. She is
survived by her children Gloria (Daniel) Young, David (Mary), Daniel (Linda), and
Sonia Smith; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great great
grandchildren; sisters Alicia, Artemesa, Alma, and Blanca; brother Joel; and by her
numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents
Fernando and Josefa, husband Meliton, sister Aurora, brothers Fernando, Jesus,
and Carlos, son-in-law George Smith and by her grandson Jason Young.
Funeral services will be held on Friday January 29, 2021 DIRECTLY at Holy Spirit
Catholic Church located at 7667 E. 109th
Ave. in Crown Point (Winﬁeld) at 9:00 AM
for ﬁnal respects and service at 10:00 AM with Fr. Thomas Mischler celebrating.
Cremation will follow the services.
Friends may meet with the family on Thursday January 28th
from 3-8:00 PM at
White Funeral Home located at 921 W. Glen Park (45th Ave). in Griﬃth, IN. Please
wear a face mask and practice social distancing when at the Funeral Home and Church.
Ana Maria married Meliton Rangel on January 24, 1953 and spent 63 years
together. She was strongly dedicated to her faith, husband, and raising their
children. She loved cooking, playing Bingo, dancing, and gardening. Ana Maria
remained strong until the very end. Her strength and determination will carry on
in her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers donations in Ana Maria memory can be made to the Hospice of the Calumet. For information,
please call White Funeral Home at (219) 924-4100
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