Angela Marie Whitaker

September 1, 1970November 7, 2018


Angela Marie (nee Alaniz) Whitaker. HIGHLAND, IN – Angela Marie (Alaniz) Whitaker, age 48, passed away after fighting a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her loving daughters, Paige Marie and Lindsey Ann; mother, Patricia Alaniz; sisters, Tina Snider, Lisa Markovich, Toni (Rob) Dockery and Laura Knight; nieces and nephews, Jonathon, Nicholas, Ethan, Adam, Jeremy, Ellyn, Elise, and Joseph; and stepson, Timothy. Preceded in death by her father, Tony Alaniz. Angela was born September 1, 1970 in East Chicago, IN and was a 1988 graduate of Morton Senior High School in Hammond, IN. Until her illness, Angela worked for Industrial Combustion. Angela was an avid Blackhawks fan, with an infectious laugh and generous heart. She was most proud of the hard work and effort she put into creating a beautiful, warm home for her and her daughters. Among many things, she will also be remembered for her incredible creativity with sewing and cross-stitching, making beautiful things for the family and friends she held dear. Angela was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend and will truly be missed by all whose lives she touched. Per Angela’s wishes, we will not put her head in a cloud in a condolences card and we will instead, celebrate her life by hosting an event at a later date. Angela’s family would like to thank everyone for their generous support and donations. Any additional donations can be made in Angela’s honor to Hospice of the Calumet Area, who so graciously cared for her.


Angela Marie Whitaker

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Toni Dockery

November 27, 2018

I can’t even believe that you’re gone. Taken way to soon. God needs all the strongest and bravest angels to work along side him. I miss you so much, sometimes I can’t breathe. I can’t wait to see you again. I love you so much. My sweet sister. My hero. ♥️

Laura Knight

November 11, 2018

I still love you the same as if you were still here with me, laughing during the good times and crying during the bad ones.
I miss being able to call you any time and spend hours talking about everything under the sun.
I going to miss your wit, smile, laugh, your smartass funny quotes, your face, I love you to the moon an back!
There was nothing that I wouldn't do for you and nothing that you wouldn't do for me.
I always wish you were still here with me enjoying life, Tell pop's I love him!
I love you an please come into my dreams an talk with me. I'll make the coffee.
Love your big sister Laura

Adam Alaniz

November 9, 2018

I remember staying countless days with you throughout growing up. We would swim, play contra, Mario Bros which you would beat me relentless and laugh how I would get mad. You told it like it was and loved with all your heart. I wish I made it home more often. My heart aches and have that lump in my throat. I miss you. I love you. Your forever in my heart.

Michelle Meadows

November 9, 2018

Angie was always there to talk to and gave great advice. She helped me understand cancer and what I needed to do and say to my mother in law. She made every bunko the best laughs great memories and we always loved the memories we made together. I’ve known angie since I was 10 years old used to follow her and my sister around and want to hang out with the grown kids. They hated it by the way. She loved her daughters and her pups. She was a strong woman who enjoyed living to the fullest and her creativity was outstanding. She created to of the best daughters in the world whom have the contagious laugh and heart as their mother. Her laugh I’ll miss her love will carry on through us all. Angie always and forever I love you. 💕❤️😘