Salome R. Lopez
Salome R. Lopez, 74 of Steger, Illinois, formerly of Uvalde, died on Feb. 1, 2020, in Steger, Illinois.
Visitation will take place Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E. Steger Road, in Steger, Illinois. Mass will begin at 4 p.m.
Lopez was born on Nov. 8, 1945, in Uvalde to Basilisa (Rodriguez) and Salome Lopez. His family operated the Lopez and Sons grocery store in Uvalde from 1945-1963.
Lopez was an electrician by trade and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union.
He is survived by wife, Petra G. (Garcia) Lopez, of Steger, Illinois, formerly of Uvalde; four daughters, Sonia Trejo and husband, Lorenzo, of Steger, Illinois, Sylvia Mascaro and husband, John, of Nags Head, North Carolina, Sofia Lopez and husband, Robert, of Williamsburg, Virginia, and Rachel Lopez and husband, Nicholas, of Palm Bay, Florida; son, Mark Lopez and wife, Lisa, of Manteno, Illinois; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 10 siblings, Irma Suarez and husband, Eusebio, Linda Tenorio, Dora Juarez and husband, Jose, Roy Lopez, Beatrice Uriegas and husband, Henry, Jesse Lopez and wife, Maria, and Rosa Olvedo, all of Uvalde, Angie Mora and husband, Felix, of Falfurrias, Nabor Lopez and wife, Armandina, of Corpus Christi, and Arturo Lopez and wife, Luvin, of San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard Lopez; and two brothers-in-law, Joe Tenorio and Mando) Olvedo.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Lopez’s widow, Petra, at 3307 Butler Ave., Steger, IL, 60475.