Obituaries: John Sosa

OTTUMWA-John Sosa, 62, of 1214 N. Adams, died at 2:57 p.m. January 26, 2017 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

He was born February 22, 1954 in Compton, CA to Jose and Ana Villa Lopez.  He married Maria Hernandez on October 27, 1987.

A resident of Ottumwa since 2002, John had worked for Cargill Meat Solutions.

Surviving is his daughter, Vanessa Lopez of Ottumwa; two sons, Antonio Echeverria of Ottumwa and Emmanuel Lopez of Des Moines; 7 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Javier Lopez of Lancaster, CA, Alfredo Lopez of Lynwood, CA, Armando Lopez of Hollywood, CA; 5 sisters, Julia Lopez, Norbertha Lopez, Maria Magana, Ana Melendez all of Corcoran, CA and Rosaisela Lopez of Compton, CA.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jorge Lopez.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Kilder Argueta officiating.  His body will be buried in California.