Maria Elena Luna
Maria Elena Luna, 61, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at UIHC of complications related to colon cancer.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Parkview Church, 15 Foster Rd., Iowa City, with the Rev. Steve Rachke officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Maria's name.
Maria was born on Sept. 18, 1956, in Monterrey, Mexico, the daughter of Manuel Vega Rojas and Maria 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 to 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 and 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, Maria Teresa Martinez Corpus of Houston; and four siblings, Bertha Alicia Garcia, Maria Christina Perales, Myrtala Gloria and Jose Manuel Vega.
Maria was preceded in death by her father, a half-sister, her sister-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.