Information for Fernando Lopez

30 May, 1920 1 December, 1984

From the Idaho Statesman

December, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Fernando Lopez

    Rosary services for Fernando Lopez, 55, Wilder, who died Saturday at a Caldwell nursing home will be recited at 6:30 p.m., Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale by Father Mel Sprute of St. Hubert's Catholic Church, Homedale.  Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at St. Hubert's Catholic Church by Father Sprute.  Interment will follow at the Wilder Cemetary.
    He was born on May 30, 1920, McAllen Texas, where was reared and educated.  He graduated from Pharr San Juan Alamo High School (sic).  He joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea.  After he was discharged from the army, he attended business college in McAllen Texas.  Later he worked for several years as a bell captain at Fairway Hotels in McAllen.
    He married Berta Lopez on Sept. 22, 1959 in Edenburg, Texas.  They moved to Wilder in 1969 and he went to work at the JR Simplot Co., in the fall of that year.  In 1976 he became disabled and retired.
    He was a member of St. Hubert's Catholic Church, Homedale and was a union shop stewart for the Grain Miller's Union at Simplot's.
    He is survived by his wife, Wilder; three sons, Rene Lopez, Salem Ore., Joel Lopez Auston, Texas, and Rolando Lopez, Wilder; a daughter, Thelma Lopez, Wilder; two bothers, Ralph and Ramiro Lopez of Witchita Kan., one sister, Olivia Martines, McAllen, Texas; and several nieces (sic) and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter.  Friends may call Today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.








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