Madlene Lopez, 79, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at Wind River Health Care in Riverton, Wyo.
Madlene Sedillo was born in Colmor to Juan J. and Beatrice Sedillo March 4, 1930. She married Ray Lopez Oct. 22, 1947, in Raton.
Madlene is survived by her husband Ray Lopez of Lander, Wyo.; daughters Rosie Bartholomew (Bill), Pauline Cachelin (Marven), all of Lander, and Susan McDonald (Mark) of Green River, Wyo.; sons Ray Lopez Jr. (Janet), Richard Lopez (Patti), all of Lander, and Joseph Lopez of St. Peter, Minn.; brothers Juan M. Sedillo of Clayton and Bernave Sedillo of Springer; sisters Gloria-Mary Sanford (Wilbur) of Felt, Okla., and Mary Frances Shaw (Jimmy) of Springer. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Richard Sedillo and sister Loretta Trujillo.
A longtime Lander, Wyo., resident, she moved there from New Mexico, where she worked health care in Las Vegas, N.M. She also worked for years at Landers Bishop Randall Hospital as a nurse's aide, while also caring for their six children.
Visitation was Aug. 10 followed by the funeral in the Chapel of Mount Hope Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander, Wyo. Burial followed in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. The online guestbook is available at www.hudsonsfuneralhome.com.