Elaine Laura Lopez, nee Buehler, age 81, of Caseyville, Ill., born January 17, 1933 to Valentine and Molly, nee
Schmid, Buehler, passed away Monday morning, February 3, 2014.
Mrs. Lopez grew up in Saginaw, Michigan, graduating from Arthur Hill High School in 1951. She attended
Bethany Lutheran Church, Fairview Heights. She enjoyed her pets, feeding the birds, and had a delightful sense
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Lester Buehler.
Surviving are her husband of 44 years, Frank J. Lopez, of Caseyville, Ill., daughter Susan Wilke of Mich., sons
Edward (Lynn) Lopez of Mass., and Patrick Lopez of New York; grandchildren Ross and Riley Wilke; Breanna
(Michael) Benoit, Edward Lopez, Jr., and Alexandra Rushing; sister Lois (Leroy) Guttowsky of Saginaw, Mich.,
and nephews Michael and John Guttowsky.
In lieu of flowers and other gifts, donations are requested to Bethany Lutheran Church. On-line condolences
may be offered at www.wfh-ofallon.com.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 9:00 am 11:00 am, Friday, February 7, 2014 at Bethany
Lutheran Church, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Service will begin at 11:00 am, Friday, February 7, 2014, at the church, with Rev. Jeffrey Hemmer
Arrangements entrusted to Wolfersberger Funeral Home, OFallon, Illinois