July 28, 1939 – Nov. 22, 2016

Our beloved wife and mother Jennie (Juanita) Lopez, a longtime resident of Manzanola, died on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Her husband and children were by her side when she ascended home to be with the lord. She was born in Labotos, Colorado, on July 28, 1939, to her parents, Candido and Juanita Maria Mares.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers – Demicio, Danny and Robert, sister – Mary. She is survived by her husband Jose B. Lopez; sons – Lenny (Karen) Lopez, Jaybee (Olivia) Lopez, Tommy Lopez and daughters – Margie (Alfred) Monnet, Benita (Felix) Baca, Janet (Tommy) Lucero, Maria (Albert) Cruz and Brenda (Leonard) Meyer, 19 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

Jennie loved good food and socializing with her family and friends and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room.

Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home in La Junta has been entrusted with the arrangements. Rosary will be held at St Peter’s Catholic Church, 1209 Swink Avenue, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at 7 p.m. Funeral will be held at St Peter’s Catholic Church in Rocky Ford on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.

Memorial donations can be made in care of Jennie Lopez at the Fowler State Bank, 201 Main Street, Fowler, Colorado 81039 to be used toward medical expenses.

Online condolences and shared memories can be made at johnsonromero.com.