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Obituary: Enriqueta M. Guajardo

July 15, 1946 – March 24, 2023

Enriqueta M. Guajardo Enriqueta M. Guajardo, nee Mendoza, age 76, late of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Friday, March 24, 2023. Loving wife of Samuel G. Guajardo. Devoted mother of Samuel E. (Maria) Guajardo, Veronica G. (Jose Jr.) Rosales, and Ricardo Guajardo. Proud grandmother of Samantha Rosales, Enrique Guajardo, Felix Guajardo, Vanessa Rosales, Amanda Rosales, Samuel Guajardo Jr., Ricardo A. Guajardo, Genevieve Guajardo, and Angelina Guajardo; great-grandmother of Rosalia Flores, and Mazzi Guajardo. Dearest sister of Gloria Salazar, Felix Mendoza Jr., Irma Mendoza, the late Ernesto Mendoza, and late Maria Fuentes. Kind aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving parents Felix and Josefina Mendoza.

Visitation Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 3 – 8 p.m. Prayer service Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 10 a.m. from Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN, to Northgate Church 2820 165th Street, Hammond, IN, funeral service 11 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery – Calumet City, IL.

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