Joseph Lopes

Joseph Edward Lopes, 94, of Gustine passed away Wednesday, June 19 at Doctors Medical Center, Modesto.

Mr. Lopes was born in Tranquillity, Calif.

He was a resident of Gustine for 80 years.

He owned a dairy as a young man and later raised beef cattle.

Mr. Lopes was a parishioner at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine, and belonged to the Knights of Columbus.

He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Gustine Pentecost Society.

He enjoyed horseback riding, cutting, roping and being a cowboy.

Mr. Lopes is survived by his wife, Rosalene Lopes of Gustine; a brother, John Lopes of Oregon; a sister, Palmira Treshler of Gustine; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, June 28, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles, followed by a rosary and mass of Christian burial.

Interment will follow in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella.

Remembrances may be directed to a favorite charity.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.