Martha Jane (Calhoun) Lopez, 78

Published 02/17 2014 08:37AM

Updated 02/17 2014 08:39AM

Martha Jane (Calhoun) Lopez, 78, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 at LaVerna Village of St. Joseph.

Mrs. Lopez was born May 18, 1935 in Osceola, Iowa. She had lived most of her life in St. Joseph. She was a graduate of Benton High School.

A homemaker, she was also employed by Eshelman ’s Music House, the original Peoples Furniture Company and Missouri Western State College for 10 and a half years in the Records Office.

She was of the Christian Faith.

On May 15, 1954, she married Joseph “Pete” Lopez in St. Joseph. He survives of the home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mayme Calhoun, a brother, John Rodney Calhoun and an infant grandson Anthony Craig Starr.

She is also survived by her daughter, Juana, 2 grandsons, Michael and Corey and 3 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Lopez has been cremated under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. There will be no visitation or services.

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