Barbara Jean Lozano
Friday, Jul. 29, 2022
Barbara Jean Lozano
Jan. 6, 1959 ~ June 28, 2022
Barbara Jean Lozano was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She peacefully passed away on June 28, 2022, due to complications from over 32 years of battling breast cancer. She was surrounded by her family, friends and loved ones.
Barbara was born on January 6, 1959, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She was born to Rita Franco and raised by Mauro Franco. She married Ray Lozano in 1990. They were married over 32 years.
She was elegant, kind and very straight forward. She loved everyone with her whole heart and was very welcoming. She touched the hearts of everyone she met. Barbara was a woman of strong religious Catholic faith and loved praying the rosary. She operated a day care center for 45 years, where she provided tender love, care and attention to hundreds of children. She raised these children like her own and was like a second mother to them. Barbara loved to laugh and listen to music. She loved the holidays, decorating her home to the extreme, and spending them with her family and friends. She was an amazing one-of-a-kind person and will be immensely missed by the many lives she touched.
Barbara is survived by her father, Mauro Franco; her husband, Ray Lozano; her children, Andres Ramos (Nicole), her daughter Catrina Ramos, Nicky Lozano, Joshua Lozano (Brittnee), Jesse Lozano; and Jerr Bear her beloved dog; her grandchildren Talia, Elisia, Deja, Kayden, Kennedy, Aribella, Kylee, Kamrynn, Isaiah “Peekee” and Xavi; her brother, Jimmy Gurulé (Julia) and their children, Santiago, Alejandro and Sophia; her aunt that was more like a sister, Darilyn Yañez (Jose) and her children, Ricardo (Amanda and their son Rookie), Vicente and Sony.
Preceded in death by her mother, Rita Franco; her grandparents, Frances “Pancha” Yanez-Gonzalez and Pilar “Nino” Gonzalez; and her great-grandparents, Agustina Negrete-Gomez and Santos Cabrera; and aunt Marian Amador.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on July 6, 2022 at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church in Midvale. Following the Mass, Barbara was laid to rest at Redwood Memorial Cemetery in West Jordan.