Gerardo Lopez, 71, of Belvidere, IL passed away on November 2, 2019 in Rockford, IL. He was born on October 4, 1948 in Nayarit, Mexico to Joaquin Zuñiga and Maria Guadalupe Lopez. He married his loving wife of 40 years, Yolanda Ramirez, in 1979 in California. Gerardo was a member of the Iglesia Pentecostal Arca de Salvacion in Rockford, IL. He loved baseball, watching old time movies, in Spanish, and watching bull riding. But most importantly, he loved and adored his family.
He will be dearly missed by his wife, Yolanda; his children, Yolanda (Jorge) Vazquez, Elizabeth (Jose) Navarro, and Jesus Lopez; his grandchildren, Bianca S. Vazquez-Lopez, Jose Gerardo Navarro-Lopez, and one grandbaby on the way; his brothers and sisters, Ampelio Arangure, Guadalupe, Mafalda, Martina, Veronica, and Alfonso.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008. A short visitation will also be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services. A prayer service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services. Jose F. and Dora A. Sosa will be officiating. Burial at Belvidere Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Gerardo’s name may be directed to the family to establish a memorial at a later date. To light a candle or write a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.