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Services for Adolph Flores, Jr. Saturday

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Adolph Flores Jr., age 63 of Porter, Ind., formerly of Griffith, Ind., passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013.

He was born in East Chicago, IN on February 8, 1950.

He is survived by his mother Carolina Flores, his three children, Elaine (Scott) Doctor, Jaime (Kevin) Babcock and Steven Flores; siblings, Alan Flores, Leroy (Lydia) Flores, and Vickie (Stephen) Reuther; Grandchildren Logan Kulinski, Megan Doctor, Andrew Doctor, Makylinn Doctor, Nolan Babcock and Hayden Babcock.; along with nephews and nieces Amy (Steve) Wigsmoen, Erica (Shane) Fields, Maria Flores, Leroy “Bubba” Flores, II, Brianna Reuther and Kara Reuther, and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and fiancŽ, Barbara “Bobbie” Turczi.

Adolph was preceded in death by his father, Adolph Flores Sr.

Adolph was a loving father, grandfather, brother and devoted son, loyal friend and diehard Bears fan. Adolph loved and lived life to its fullest. He was a hard worker and would lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

He graduated from Gavit High School and continued his education in the Technical field. He was involved in politics and eventually became co-owner with his mother Carolina Flores of Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant, in Griffith, Ind., for over 30 years.

He enjoyed being involved in the coin club, bowling, golfing, scuba diving, singing karaoke, dancing and spending time with his friends and family. He was also actively involved in volunteering for many years in the Lake County Aquatics Rescue Squad. He was a dedicated member and former President of the Chamber of Commerce of Griffith, and former President of Lake County ILBA.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, at 7113 Columbia Ave., Hammond, Ind., with Fr. Richard Orlinski celebrating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, in Hammond.

Friends may meet with the family on Friday, August 2, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at White Funeral Home, 921 W. 45th Ave., Griffith, Ind.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Adolph’s children.

For more information please contact White Funeral Home at 219-924-4100.

 

Posted 8/1/2013