Eutimio M. Zavala Jr.
Eutimio “Tim” Zavala, age 80, of East Chicago, entered into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, October 27, 2019.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Irene Zavale (nee Valle); children: Rosa Marie (Mitch) Hall, Melinda (Gordon) Coleman, Monica (Devin) Anderson and Angel Tim Zavala; grandchildren: Shelby, Seth, Ariel, Timothy and Caleb; many siblings both here and in Mexico; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceded in death by his father, Eutimio Zavala; mother, Maria Martinez Zavala.
A celebration of life services will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Iglesia Del Nazareno 919 W. Chicago Avenue, East Chicago, IN with Pastor Hernan Osorio officiating. Cremation was private.
Tim was born and raised in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He lived in California before settling in East Chicago 25 years ago. He retired from union local #41 after serving many years as a hazardous material handler. Tim was a faithful member of the Iglesia Del Nazareno Church of East Chicago and the Hammond Camp of Gideons International. He faithfully served the Lord in his Church and will be sorely missed. Tim was a faithful Gideon since 1994, he very faithful went to the Lake County Youth Jail, at least once, if not twice, a month. His heart for those youth was very contagious. For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600 or visit us at www.bockenfunerals.com.
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