services for Arvilla A. Lopez, 70, of
Nampa, who died Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the
Nampa hospital, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday
at Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at
St. Paul's Catholic Church,
The Rev. Merle J.
Fisher, S.M., will be the celebrant.
Burial will follow
in Mount Calvary
Mrs. Lopez was born March 30, 1917, at
Cleora, Okla., to George W. and Jenny Warner
Deitrick. She moved
with her family to Morrill, Neb., where she
was reared and educated, graduating from Morrill High School
married Alfred Lopez Sr. on May 13, 1936, at Morrill.
They made their home
in Nebraska until moving to Caldwell in 1948 and later to Nampa where she had since resided.
She had been a day
care operator and baby sitter in this area for many years.
Mr. Lopez died Dec.
was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and of the Women of
She loved being with her family and enjoyed fishing, hunting
and dancing. She is
survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Al Lopez Jr.,
and Vera Lopez, William and Donna Lopez and John and Linda
Lopez, all of Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Teressa and
Bob Martin of Nampa; three brothers, Henry Deitrick and
Virgil Deitrick, both of Caldwell, and Clark Deitrick of
Hoquium, Wash.; three sisters, Elsie Tolmand and Minnie
Tuma, both of Caldwell, and Ethel Gatliff of Seattle, Wash.;
nine grandchildren (sic); five great-grandchildren; several
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Memorials may be
made to the American Diabetes Association,
1528 Vista Ave., Boise,
83705; or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call
until 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, and 9
until 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel,