HELPER - Barbara Mae Lopez Marvidikis, age 71, passed away Feb. 7, 2009 at her home after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 8, 1937 in Helper to Charles Adolph and Irene Julander Lopez. Married William "Bill" Marvidikis July 16, 1956 in Las Vegas, Nev. He died Dec. 11, 1998.
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Barbara was a longtime resident of Carbon County. She owned and operated the Marvidikis Dance Studio in Helper and Barbara's Fashion Boutique in Price and Helper.
She enjoyed music and was an accomplished pianist.
She loved animals and was an active supporter of the humane society.
She is survived by three daughters and one son, Athena Carlile, Stephanie Marvidikis, McRay Marvidikis and Sabrina Marvidikis; five grandchildren, Monique and Tyler Carlile, Stevie and Joshua Marvidikis and her special girl, Caylyne Marvidikis; and three great-grandchildren, Kyson, Olivia and Evelyn. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers and one sister.
Funeral service Wednesday, Feb. 11, noon, Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.