Local 710 Remembers Cristian Villarreal, Son of Brother Gabriel Villarreal

June 15, 2005 - June 17, 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Cristian Villarreal, son of Brother Gabe Villarreal, who is a Local 710 dock worker at YRC 309 in Chicago Heights. Cristian, who had just celebrated his 15th birthday, was a bright student with a 4.0 GPA who was already being scouted by colleges for his academic record and baseball talents. Our deepest condolences and prayers go out to Brother Villarreal and his family during this incredibly difficult time. Please keep the Villarreal family in your hearts & warmest thoughts.


Cristian Fabian Villarreal “Bubba”, age 15 of Crown Point, IN passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Cristian is survived by his father, Gabriel (Angie) Villarreal; mother, Sheila Villarreal; brother, Landon Villarreal; sister, Alyssa Villarreal (Raquib); niece, Amali; grandparents: Oscar Villarreal, Pat Villarreal, Robert Young and Cindy Young; step-grandparents: Gary Stengler and Laurie Stengler; special uncle, Armando (Beth) Villarreal; aunts: Alicia (John) and Ashley (Troy); cousins: Gia Villarreal, Addison Villarreal, Isabelle Iles, Chloe Iles, Alex Hall and Conner Hall.

Cristian attended Boone Grove High School. He was an avid freshman/varsity basketball player and baseball player for Boone Grove School Corp., and also was on the Dave Griffin Playmakers Baseball Traveling Team. Cristian’s hobbies included weightlifting, fishing, jogging and bike riding; and he loved sharing his time with his family.

Private Funeral Services have been entrusted to Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN.

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