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Arturo "Art" S. Diaz
August 3, 1945 ~ August 14, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Arturo "Art" S. Diaz, age 77, of Hammond, IN passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
Arturo is survived by his daughters: Linda (Louis) Hodges, Josephine (Isabel) IV Martinez, Christine Mancha and Irene (Charles) Diaz-Cruz; siblings: Janie Diaz, Jesse (Anna) Diaz and Rudy Diaz; sister-in-law, Laura Diaz; 14 grandchildren: Toccara "Cara" (Keith), Charles (Marrisa), Marcus (Kala), Freddy (Amelia), Zackary (Lori), Crystal (Ruben), Joel (Ashley), Jazmin, Isabel, V "Sonny" (Josie), Simon (Stephanie), Strayita "Star" (Armando), Genesis, Sergio and Artie; 28 great grandchildren; Uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in passing by his wife, Margaret "Margie"; his parents: Antonio and Inocencia Diaz; brother, Antonio Diaz.
Friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, August 19, 2022, from 4:00-8:00 PM with a Funeral Service at 7:00 PM with Rev. Stanley J. Dominik officiating at LaHayne Funeral Home located at 6955 Southeastern Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324.
Art was born in Texas and then moved to Michigan with his family, where he met the love of his life, Margie. Art and Margie moved to Illinois where he graduated High School, and they started their family before moving to Indiana. Art worked as a machinist for Allied Tube for 25 years and later on became a truck driver for Miller Metals, where he retired. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Art looked forward to all the times he could watch his grandchildren play sports, and enjoyed cooking for his family, especially at Calumet Beach.