Elias Perez Sanchez, 83, Dale

Elias Perez Sanchez, age 83, of Dale, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.

He was born December 16, 1937, in San Felipe, Guanajuato, Mexico to Cirilo Perez and Nicanora Sanchez. Elias retired from Farbest Foods; was a member of St. Joseph Church in Dale; and liked animals and socializing with friends.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Belen Perez of Dale; nine children, Daniel (Irma) Perez of Huntingburg, Alicia (Humberto, deceased husband) Barco of Naples, Florida, Patricio (Amalia) Perez of Laredo, Texas, Cirilo (Maria L.) Perez, Elias (Maria Dolores) Perez, Alejandro (Marta) Perez, Antonio (Maria A.) Perez, Gerardo (Ana) Perez, and Miguel (Dawn) Perez all of Dale; 33 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., C.D.T., on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale. Burial followed at the Dale Cemetery. The funeral Mass was celebrated by Rev. Crispine Adongo.

Visitation was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale from 2:00-8:00 p.m., C.D.T., Monday and a rosary prayer vigil was held at 6:00 p.m.

Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at: www.nassandson.com.

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