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Ofelia Lopez "Fifi" Sotelo


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Ofelia Lopez "Fifi" Sotelo Obituary
Ofelia "Fifi" Lopez
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Ofelia "Fifi" Lopez Sotelo, 78, passed away on Monday July 20, 2015, at her home in Brentwood, California with her family by her side. Fifi was born in Sonora, Arizona on May 30, 1937 to Alejandro and Soledad Lopez. She graduated from Phoenix Union High School and attended community college. In her younger years, she enjoyed playing basketball and badminton.
Fifi was married to Benny Sotelo in 1961 and moved to Manhattan Beach, California in 1966 where they raised their 2 children. She worked in the aerospace industry as a financial analyst for over 20 years.
She is survived by her 2 daughters, Melina (Darren) Elliott of Manhattan Beach and Elisa (Christen) Heinrich of Brentwood, California; her 4 grandchildren, Maya, Ethan, Jeffrey and Isabella; her brother Alex Lopez, her sister Olga DeLaVina and many other family members and friends who loved her dearly. She was preceded by death by her ex-husband, Benny Sotelo, her sisters Amelia Mondragon and Carmen Almaraz and her parents.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 1, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1954 N. 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona, 85008. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 30, 2015
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