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Maria Elena Luna

September 18, 1956 August 13, 2018
Maria Elena Luna
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Obituary for Maria Elena Luna

Maria Elena Luna, 61, passed away Monday, August 13th at UIHC of complications related to colon cancer.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, August 18th at Parkview Church, 15 Foster Road, Iowa City, with Rev. Steve Rachke officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 PM at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Maria’s name.

Maria was born on September 18, 1956 in Monterrey, Mexico, the daughter of Manuel Vega Rojas and Teresa Martinez Corpus. On April 26, 1975 Maria married Jesus Luna.
Maria received her associate degree in applied science. She was a medical assistant at UIHC in the department of internal medicine. She was a member of Parkview Church. Maria’s greatest joy was being a wife, mother, grandmother and friend too many. She will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her loving husband, Jesus and their four children, Maria Anson of Iowa City, Manuel (April) Luna of Muscatine, Jessica Luna-Vega and Alejandra Luna (Angel Aragon), both of Iowa City; five grandchildren, Hayden Anson, Julia Ortiz-Luna, Josselen Ortiz-Luna, Jennavieve Luna-Vega , and Avielle Elena Luna; her mother Teresa Martinez Corpus of Houston four siblings, Bertha Alicia Garcia, Maria Christina Perales, Myrtala Gloria, and Jose Manuel Vega.

Maria was preceded by her father, a half-sister, her sister and brothers-in-law.

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4:00 PM 8/17/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/17/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States





1:00 PM 8/18/2018 1:00:00 PM
Parkview Church

15 Foster Road
Iowa City, IA 52245

Parkview Church
15 Foster Road Iowa City 52245 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Memory Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

2600 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

2600 Muscatine Avenue Iowa City 52240 Iowa
United States

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