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December 7, 2017 Teresa Victoria Cardenas
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

2002 - 2017

Teresa Victoria Cardenas, 15, of Iowa City, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital as the result of an accident at school. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Celebration Hall at Iowa Mennonite School Kalona. Burial followed at the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery. A general memorial in the name of Teresa Victoria Cardenas has been established.

Teresa was born May 2, 2002, in Iowa City, the daughter of Carlos Cardenas and Mireya Mendoza.

She was a sophmore at Iowa Mennonite School, played basketball, soccer and sang with the choir. Teresa enjoyed volunteering, painting and writing poetry and was active at Torre Fuerte/First Mennonite MYF in Iowa City.

Survivors include her mother: Mireya of Iowa City; father: Carlos of Guatemala; brothers: Michael A. Mendoza of Olathe, Kan. and Carlos E. Cardenas of Iowa City.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Beatty-Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. www.peterseimfuneralhome.com.

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