In memoriam: Amanda Lopez Burr

       Amanda Lopez Burr, 49, who started the two Amanda's Fonda restaurants on the Westside, died Dec. 13 while vacationing in Mexico with her husband, Mark Burr.
       Services were Dec. 19 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church.
       Mrs. Burr was born Oct. 1, 1956, in Oxnard, Calif, to Frank and Celia Lopez.
       She and Burr married in 1990. They moved to Colorado in 1994 and opened their first business, “Simply Nails,” which they operated until 1998. The Burrs opened the original Amanda's Fonda, specializing in Mexican food, at 1625 W. Uintah Ave. in 1997 and the second Amanda's at 3625 W. Colorado Ave. in 1998. Both are still in business.
       Mrs. Burr is survived by her husband, Mark; two daughters, Amanda Gonzalez and Alexis Burr; a granddaughter, Abriana Gonzales; her mother, Celia Lopez; three sisters, Alicia Jaurez, Adela Lambert and Alexis Cervenak; and a brother, Angelo Lopez.
       Memorial contributions in Amanda Burr's memory may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

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