Author: Admin

Kathy Chepela

Kathy has served the families entrusted to our cemetery and funeral homes for more than 20 years. She has a deep-rooted knowledge and experience with various ethnic customs, and so works closely with many members of our diverse community. Kathy is active in the community with the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce and various religious organizations.

Kevin Music

Kevin lives in Lake Station, Indiana with his wife Katie and their three children. A lifelong Lake Station resident, Kevin has acquired his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Kevin is currently enrolled at Ivy Tech working toward a degree in Mortuary Science. Before moving into the Administrative Assistant role at Rendina Funeral Home, he worked on the grounds crew at Calumet Park Cemetery for 11 years. Kevin loves to spend his free time with his wife and kids, whether it is going to movies, sporting events, or playing video games with the kids, he strives to spend as much time with his family as he can.

Marcia Ochoa

Marcia resides in Crown Point, IN with her husband John. She is a proud mother of four sons and five grandchildren. She has been part of the Calumet Park Family since 2002. Marcia assists with anything that is needed at the funeral homes from decorating, planting, cleaning, administrative duties etc. Marcia loves spending time with her family and friends, going to the lake house during the warmer months.

Tammy Vogel

Tammy resides in Valparaiso with her husband and four children. She enjoys hiking, travel, yoga, fitness, organic living, and gardening. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Valparaiso University 18 years ago. She attended Ivy Tech school of Mortuary Science and received her Associate degree in 2006. She worked as an RN at Community Hospital in Munster for over 16 years and helps out as needed at the funeral chapels. Tammy has a passion for caring for others in their time of need. She spends her free time with her very active children and helping out at her church in Valparaiso.

Carrie Evans

Carrie has been a Merrillville resident since 2009. She quickly found interest in the funeral industry after a loved one was cared for by Calumet Park. She attended Ivy Tech Community College, where she graduated from the Mortuary Science program with honors. Through her schooling she became a part of the Calumet Park family and obtained her funeral director’s license in 2016. In her spare time, she can be found cheering on her husband, son and daughter at their various sporting events and activities, or hiking, exploring and relaxing with them.