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Private services for Roberto R. Canales

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Roberto (Robert) R. Canales passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015, at Porter Regional Hospital.

Robert was born in San Antonio, TX, on July 3, 1944.

After living in various parts of the country, Robert settled in Northwest Indiana. Robert worked in various retail positions throughout his life. He had spent many years at Mainstreet Liquors in Countryside, IL, where he worked as a wine consultant. Robert loved movies and had a knack for remembering names and details. Most who knew Robert loved his sense of humor and positive attitude he displayed even while his health was in decline. One of his greatest joys was spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his extended family members which includes Fred Torrijas of Chesterton, IN, Juan Paul and Monserrat Lopez of Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, and their three children, Frita Nicole, Axcel and Isabella.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312; the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10016; or the Multiple Sclerosis Society,

Private family services will be held at White-Love Funeral Home. To send an online condolence, please visit 


Posted 2/17/2015




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