January 1, 1970 ~ July 6, 2003
Ruben Lopez, 84, died in his home in Fargo on Sunday, July 6, 2003.
Ruben Lopez was born in Lovelady, Texas on December 14, 1918 to Sabino and Leocadia Lopez. Ruben grew up in Moorhead, MN. He attended school in Moorhead after which he worked for a number of years for Peterson Truck Farms. Mr. Lopez served in the Army during World War II in the South Pacific. After leaving the Army he returned to the Fargo/Moorhead area. He joined the Fargo Police Department in 1956 and worked there until his retirement in1986. Ruben Lopez and Gloria Nelson were married in 1964.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria, Fargo; his daughter, Anna Nelson Lopez, Santa Monica, CA;
his sisters, Natalie Johnson, Moorhead, MN and Margaret (Ray) Coronado, Chicago, IL, and a brother, John (Phyllis) Lopez, Moorhead, MN.
Memorial Service: Thursday 10:30 a.m. - Church of the Nativity
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
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