SISTER LUCY MARIE VEGA, OLVM, 95, died at Saint Anne Community at Victory Noll, in Huntington, Indiana, on Thursday, August 22, 2019.
Sister Lucy Marie was born in Mason City, Iowa, on August 16, 1924, to Leon Vega and Maria Perez Vega. She had eight brothers and two sisters. She is preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Louis, Jesus Estevan, Daniel, Raymond, Philip, her sister Rufina Sanchez and her adopted siblings, Albert Chavez, and Mary Chavez Sanchez. She i
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