Gilberto (“Gil”) Orozco, age 48, of Hammond, IN, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020. He is survived by his daughter Alyssa Orozco, her mother Rebecca Hartsell; his parents Maria and Ramiro Orozco; brother Jorge Orozco (Andrea Flores-Orozco) and sister Gloria Orozco (Matt Zysko); uncle Francisco Jimenez; nephews and nieces Angel Orozco, Jacob (Amanda Hoogenboom-Orozco) Orozco, Cody (Lauren Borders) Orozco, Luke (Darian Orozco) Orozco, Cataleia Orozco, Luna Orozco, Cisco Jimenez, Martin Jimenez, and Elizabeth Jimenez.
Gilbert was a graduate of George Rogers Clark, class of 1990, where he wrestled. In his young ages, he followed his pursuit of stand up comedy. He was an avid Bears fan and appreciated the outdoors. Gilbert was a very kind-hearted, honest man who could fill a room with laughter and will be missed dearly.
Visitation will be held at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd (one block south of Ridge Rd), Highland, IN 46322 on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm with a Celebration of Life Service at 3:30 pm.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com
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