In Loving Memory of Juan (Johnny) Lopez
Last updated 1/11/2022 at 3:21pm
In Loving Memory of Juan (Johnny) Lopez July 31, 1933 — December 31, 2021
On the morning of December 31, 2021, Juan (Johnny) Lopez passed away at home in Fountain, Colorado, at the age of 88, surrounded by family and pets, with his loving daughter at his side. Johnny was born on July 31, 1933, in the town of Weston, Colorado, where he was baptized on August 13, 1933.
Johnny Lopez is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Louis Burke; his stepdaughter, Sandra Bartels; his grandchildren Jean Boots-Humphrey and Jane Boots; the granddaughters he raised, Carmen Bartels, Jody Amaral and Betsy Ortiz; his great-grandchildren, Eric Kawczynski, John Kawczynski, Chase Richardson, Elena Humphrey, Giuliana Humphrey, Davante Boots-Applewhite, Damaya Boots-Applewhite, Carly Orcutt, Autumn Piper, Heath Piper, Brandon Amaral, Nick Amaral, Ray Jr. Bukowski, Henry Bukowski, and Al Bukowski; his great-great-grandchild Eloise Richardson; as well as numerous other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Johnny is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Vera Lopez, and three of his stepchildren, Johnny Bartels, Kenny Bartels, and Doris Martinez. He is also preceded by his mother Carmalita Lopez, and his father Bartolo Lopez, along with his siblings Juanita (Jenny) Trujillo, Adelina (Lena) Lopez, Jose Lisardo (Lee) Lopez, Ernesto (Ernest) Lopez, Maria Leonora (Nora) Abeyta, Marina Emilia Lopez, Andres Corsinio (Andrew) Lopez, Bernardo Lopez, and George Elmer (Mike) Lopez.
There will be a celebration of life for Johnny Lopez on January 15, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. It will be held at The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6461 located at 753 S. Santa Fe Ave., Fountain, Colorado. On the next day, January 16, 2022, Johnny and Vera Lopez will be laid to rest in the Weston Community Cemetery in Weston, Colorado, at 1:30 p.m.