Ernesto Sandoval, 1996-2020

Ernesto Sandoval, 23, of Indianapolis, Ind. and formerly of La Porte, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 in Indianapolis.

He was born Nov. 30, 1996 in Miami, Fla. to Francisco and Maria (Rosales) Sandoval.

Ernesto graduated from La Porte High School in 2015. During high school he was very active in band, soccer and theatre. He formerly attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, La Porte, with his family. Ernesto was a financial analyst for the U.S. Army National Guard. He enjoyed going to the gym and spending time with family and friends, especially with his nieces and nephew.

Survivors include his parents, of La Porte; siblings, Edgard (Citlaly) Sandoval of Portage, Ind., and Maribel (Javier) Porras and Nancy (Joshua Ruiz) Sandoval, both of La Porte; nieces, Melanie, Margo, Citlaly, Lilly and Aylynn; nephew, Kairo; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his aunt, Francisca Gamez, and cousin, Juan Rosales.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 and from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 5 p.m. Friday.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 C St., La Porte, Ind. with Father Nate Edquist officiating.

Burial will follow the service at Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte.

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2 Responses to “Ernesto Sandoval, 1996-2020”

  1. Mike

    Oct 17. 2020

    Thank you for serving your country!

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