Rosa "Daisy" Lopez

Passed away on
May 4, 2023
Rosa Maria Lopez, 71, of Deer Trail, Colorado, passed away on May 4th, 2023 at UC Health University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO after a long illness. Rosa was known to her family as “Daisy.” Rosa was born October 8, 1951, in Ft. Stockton, Texas to Alfredo H. Lopez and Macaria Rubio-Lopez. Rosa was raised in Sedalia, Colorado at Cherokee Ranch, where she and her family enjoyed the life of living in the country, with cattle and horses. She attended Elementary school in Sedalia, Colorado, and Junior and High school in Castle Rock, Colorado, up to the eleventh grade; when her parents moved the family to Wyoming. Rosa graduated from Wheatland, WY High School in 1970. She enjoyed riding horses, watching and playing sports, and watching movies. Billiards and bowling were some of her favorite hobbies. After graduating from high school, she went to work at a local bank in Wheatland. Rosa started her job as a teller, advancing to a loan officer position, in various banks, kickstarting over 30 years in banking. She retired in 2021 after working at Walgreens for several years. Rosa was predeceased by her mother Macaria Rubio-Lopez. Rosa is survived by her son Casey Alexander Lopez of Colorado and grandson Jase Sala-Lopez of Colorado. Rosa came from a large family and is survived by her father, Alfredo H. Lopez of Mississippi, and her sisters: Alicia Lopez of New York; Estella James (Jerry) of Texas; Luz Elena (Sue) Lopez of Colorado And by her brothers: Alfredo R. Lopez (Al) and (Birdie) of Arizona; Daniel (Dan) Lopez of Wyoming; Abel Jose (Joe) and (Peggy) of Wyoming; Reynaldo (Rick) Lopez of Wyoming; Eduardo (Ed) Lopez of Colorado; Antonio (Tony) Lopez of Arizona; and Raymundo (Tom) Lopez of Colorado. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held by the family at the Gardens at Spring Creek in Fort Collins, Colorado on June 03, 2023. Those interested in joining are asked to reach out to the family for more information. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, an organization Rosa felt strongly about.