Maria Lopez Cervantes

Maria Lopez Cervantes passed away at 7:08 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw, Indiana at the age of 82.

She was born on April 9, 1939 in Apaseo el Alto in Guanajuato, Mexico to Ramona Barcenas and Ramon Lopez.  On February 5, 1964 she was married to Ascencion Cervantes and they shared 45 years of marriage together before he passed away on January 22, 2010.

Maria worked at a monastery in Mexico for a number of years and also ran her own convenience store in Mexico as well.  She moved to Kosciusko County, Indiana 20 years ago and worked at Maple Leaf Farms in Milford, Indiana and also Eaton Technologies in Nappanee, Indiana where they made electric motors.  Maria retired and enjoyed being a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Warsaw, Indiana.  She was a was a loving mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.

She leaves behind her three daughters:  Rosalba (Abraham) Gordillo (Warsaw, Indiana); Monica (Armando) Sanchez (Warsaw, Indiana); Maria Cervantes (Warsaw, Indiana); two sons:  Roberto (Ines) Cervantes (Warsaw, Indiana); Ruben (Maritza) Cervantes (Warsaw, Indiana); seventeen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and three sisters.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, one grandson, and three brothers.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 12:00 noon on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.   Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held following visitation at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 225 Gilliam Drive, Warsaw, Indiana and celebrated by Father Constantino Rocha.  A graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be directed to the family c/o Mayra Cervantes Malagon, 1832 Nye Street, Warsaw, Indiana  46580.

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