Bertha (Almendarez) Lopez, 85, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019, at her home in Skidmore, Texas, lovingly surrounded by her family.
Bertha was born January 20, 1934, in Skidmore to Martin and Lilly (Casanova) Almendarez. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Skidmore. She married Santana Lopez on November 12, 1952 in Skidmore. She attended Skidmore-Tynan High School and enjoyed gardening and shopping with her granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Lilly Almendarez; and three sons, Santana Lopez Jr., David Rey Lopez and Mark M. Lopez.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Santana Lopez of Skidmore; two grandchildren, Morgan Elizabeth Chamberlain and Joshua Thomas Lopez; son-in-law, Tobias Chamberlain; two great-grandchildren, Toby and Adalynn Chamberlain; and a sister, Elva A. Popham of San Antonio, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2019, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Beeville.
The funeral service will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2019, with Pastor Jeff Janca officiating.
Burial will be private.