Margarita Micaela Lopez, Oct. 8, 1934 - Aug. 28, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013 | 5:46 p.m. CDT; updated 6:12 p.m. CDT, Friday, August 30, 2013

Margarita Micaela Lopez, 78, of Columbia passed away on August 28th, 2013 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Margarita was born on October 8th, 1934 to Esteban Hernandez and Victoria Torrientes in Cienfuegos, Cuba.

She was a devoted wife to Ruben Lopez, and a loving Mother to her three children, Ruben Lopez Jr. of Columbia and Esther Borner and Diana Lopez of St. Louis.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren, Micaela, Gabriella, Alexandra & Olivia Lopez of Columbia and William and Anna Borner of St. Louis. She also enjoyed visits to the beach and taking care of her cats.

Margarita is survived by her brother, Esteban Hernandez of Miami, Florida and her daughter-in-law, Regiena Lopez of Columbia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, Mid-Missouri Chapter, 2400 Bluff Creek Drive. Columbia, Missouri 65201

A celebration of Margarita’s life will be held on September 7, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Fairview Road Community of Christ. 1111 Fairview Road.

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