The Denver Post
Thursday, April 24, 1997
Charles Lopez Teacher, 74
Charles Lopez of Denver, a teacher, died April 11 in Denver. He was 74.
Mass was said Friday at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel. Interment was in Fort Logan National Cemetery.
He was born March 1, 1923, in Premero. He was raised in Kokomo, Ind., and moved to Denver in 1967. He served in the Army during World War II. He married Flora Valverde on Aug. 10, 1947, in Denver.
He was a teacher for Denver Public Schools.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Del, Sterling, Alaska; three daughters, Linda Anderson, Riverside, Calif., and Carla and Patty, both of Denver; a brother, Adam, Denver; two sisters, Emma Lujan, Albuquerque, and Mary Olguin, La Mirada, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Note: Even though the obit say Mr. Lopez was raised in Indiana, the 1940 census has him living in Brighton and going to High School in 1940-----BK