- March 2, 1934 - February 27, 2017
- Merrillville, Indiana
of Jose's Passing
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“Compadre, You will be missed but I know you are in heaven with all the other golfers with my husband Rosar, brother Trinie, nephew Rich Weber. Hug...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: A friend
“Our deepest sympathy to the entire Arredondo Family. Memory Eternal.
5 of 29 | Posted by: Sylvia and Louis Olah - Highland, IN
“Joe was an inspiration and will be greatly missed. All our Love, Prayers and Sincerest Condolences to the entire family.
6 of 29 | Posted by: Sara Flores - Cincinnati, OH
“Our Condolences to Joe's family. Joe wasa great man and a good friend. RIP.: Gene and Paula Hauprich.
7 of 29 | Posted by: A friend
“Deepest Sympathy to the entire Arredondo family. I spoke to Jose a few times on the phone and he always teased me as I was a good friend to his wife...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Joyce Holste - Midlothian, IL
“Our sympathy goes out to all your family. Will miss him at our granddaughters birthday parties. Ken and Joy Tanis
9 of 29 | Posted by: Ken and Joy Tanis - Hebron, IN
“To the family of Dr. José Arredondo, Principal Arredondo was an asset to the Brunswick neighborhood, during his assignment at Edison Junior...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Debra Bush - Merrillville, IN
“I will miss you my friend. You are a great man and will be missed.
11 of 29 | Posted by: Paul Tougaw - Valparaiso, IN
“Dr. Jose was the best! He had a profound affect on my formative years growing up in Merrillville. He was probably the most upbeat, positive adult I...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Dave Satka - Altoona, PA
“The Angels are watching over you.
13 of 29 | Posted by: A friend
“My Deepest Condolence to: ARREDONDOS Family. He was a Wonderful person and always Happy in his Life. He will be Missed. RIP
14 of 29 | Posted by: Mrs. D. Cooper - Ren.,, IN
“My deepest condolences to the Arredondo family. Jose was a wonderful man to know.Lou Lindinger,Naples,Fl.
15 of 29 | Posted by: Lou Lindinger - Naples, FL
“Dr. Arredondo was one of the most encouraging and supportive professors I had while attending VU. He supported my dream of teaching and working in...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Holly (Benz) Mocabee - Portage, IN
“Dear Delores and Arredondo family,How very sad to read Joe's obituary. We have known each other since elementary school. I was very touched when I...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: connie verduzco - FL
“Sorry to hear of Joe's passing. a long time friend of us at our shell station in Brunswick for many years. Joe was always smiling, even when the...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: BOB FALCONE - IN
“Dolores and family,As we contemplate the emotions you must be experiencing after your husband's/father's death, the ache within can be eased by the...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Andy Callas - Schererville, IN
“Dr. Jose Arredondo and I were colleagues at Valparaiso University in the Education Dept. He was an excellent teacher, mentor for our students, had...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Dr. Del Gillilspie - KISSIMMEE, FL
21 of 29 | Posted by: Mrs. Myrna Frith Hackett - IN
“Joe. So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Hang on to all the great memories. Hugs and prayers for you and your family.
22 of 29 | Posted by: Pat Tucker - Laporte
“I am blessed and extremely proud to have known Dr. Arredondo. He was such a great role model for the Hispanic youth in East Chicago. He did so much...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Lilly Arzumanian - Merrillville
“A very nice an down to earth guy in spite of his exalted and esteemed positions. A pretty decent racquet ball player to. Hard to get past his...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Billy Drozda - Englewood, FL
“Our deepest sympathy to you Dolores and your family and the entire Arredondo family. Jim will be paying a visit today for both of us. I had a...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Jim & Mary Lou Platis - IN
“Dr. Arredondo was such a wonderful man, I was blessed to have worked with Jose for many years here at Valparaiso University. He always was a...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Pappas - Valparaiso, IN
“What a fulfilling and inspirational life he had! I'm glad we got to meet your dad, Monica & Felice along with your mom. We enjoyed meeting all of you...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Rosi Arenas - San Jose, CA
“Joe, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a wonderful man. Ill always remember going to Hawks games. Prayers for the family. He lived an...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Tom Nipper - Clemmons, NC
“I have fond memories of Mr Arredondo taking Joby, Mike, and I to Blackhawks and White Sox games when we were young. He was a wonderful man. Delores,...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Pete Nonos - Louisville, KY
Jose was born on March 2, 1934 and passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017.
Jose was a resident of Merrillville, Indiana at the time of his passing.
Joe was a Lifetime Member of the Indiana University Alumni Association, The Pan-American Golf Association, the Indiana Harbor Old-Timers and East Chicago Washington Alumni Association Joe was a 1953 graduate of East Chicago Washington High School, he was president of his senior class and a member of the National Honor Society.
Joe served in the United States Army Honor Guard with tours to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey, India, and Germany.
Visitation will be held on Thursday March 2, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Geisen Funeral Home 7905 Broadway Merrillville, In. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday March 3, 2017 at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 801 W. 73rd Avenue Merrillville, Father Brian Chadwick officiating. There will be a short visitation at the church beginning at 9:30 am.