Ramon C. ‘Raymundo’ Lopez

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Ramon C. ‘Raymundo’ Lopez

July 1, 1922 – December 12, 2013

Ramon C. Lopez “Raymundo” 91 of Superior AZ. passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in his home.

Ramon was born to Plutarco and Felipa Lopez on July 1, 1922 in Miami, Arizona. He grew up, and graduated at the Ray High School and played baseball with Sonora Tigers. He courageously served his country WWII serving in the US ARMY.

When he came to Superior 64 years ago he worked at Leo’s Grocery where the famous chorizo was made. He delivered groceries and supplies to homes in Sonora till 1965. Often he extended credit to families in need during hardships and crisis when the mines had strikes. Raymundo was the past president of the Sonorense Club for many years. He has been remembered as a modest man of simple needs.

Mr. Lopez was married to his beloved wife of 50 years Hortencia Lopez who passed away 20 years ago and will be greatly missed and remembered by the communities he served. He is survived by his family; Hortencia (Manuel) Lira, Mary Lou (Louie) Arroyos, Ramon Lopez Jr. his sisters; Mary Bonebreak, Jessie Olivas, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Lopez were held Saturday, Dec. 14, at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Superior with the Visitation at 9:30 a.m. and the Rosary at 10 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery in Superior.

Superior Funeral Home assisted the family. Visit the online memorial at www.superiorfuneral.com.

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