Amelia Gastelum Lopez Powers
On Saturday, December 28, 2019, Amelia Gastelum Lopez Powers passed away at the age of 95.
Amelia was born April 26, 1924 Peoria. In 1945 she married Claude V. Lopez. They had six children, Andrea, Claude, David, Gilbert, Larry, and Lee. She married James G. Powers in 1970 and became stepmother to Bob and Doris.
Amelia was preceded in death by her father, Ramon, her mother, Delores, her sister Ramona, and brother Rodolfo. She is survived by her six children, her brother Gilbert, her sister Carmen, two stepchildren, 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A rosary will be held on Friday, January 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Avenue in Sun City. Viewing from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm preceding the rosary.
Funeral Mass will be Saturday, January 11th, at 10:00 a.m. at St Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church at 8615 W. Peoria Ave. in Peoria.
Interment will take place at Resthaven Cemetery immediately following the service.
Donations in lieu of flowers to St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Peoria Historical Society or Cancer Research. Condolences may be shared at www.menkefuneral
Published on January 7, 2020
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