Elvira “Grandma” Lopez Krummel, 96, of Beaumont, died Monday, Nov. 16, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont. She was born Sept. 9, 1919, in Amelia, to Concepcion Prado and Juan Lopez.
Grandma was a former employee of Three Sisters, K-Mart, and S&M Bargain Center and was also known to many as “The Tamale Lady”. Grandma was loved by co-workers and customers. She will be deeply missed.
Grandma is survived by her son, Richard Krummel and his wife, Louella, of Orange; daughter, Ruth M. Guerrero and her husband, Louis, of Colmesneil; brother, Jesse Lopez and his wife, Mary, of Liberty; sisters, Emma Orena of Crandall; Francis Vogel of Vidor; and Connie Delarosa of Magnolia; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marcos Krummel, Sr. and son, Marcos Krummel, Jr.
A gathering of Mrs. Krummel’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.