- Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 10:50
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff
Michael Lopez, born In December 11th 1925, passed away on November 14th 2013 in Los Altos, CA. Born in Winters, Michael attended high school in Davis, CA. He was the second of five children from a farming background. Michael was a paratrooper in WWII and helped General MacArthur fulfill his promise to return to the Philippines. While serving he was awarded a Purple Heart. Post WWII, Michael earned his bachelor's degree from San Jose State University and upon graduation moved on to work in the semiconductor industry. He found a home with Lockheed Missiles and Space where he spent 30 years.
Michael's passing was preceded by that of his wife of fifty five years, Gloria. He is survived by two sons Stephen (Molly) and Thomas (Amanda Hamilton), granddaughter Isabella, nephews Dennis Campos (Nancy), Dave Campos (Jan Martin), grandnephews Paul Campos, Jake Campos and grandniece Jessica Campos.
Services have been held. We ask that no donations or gifts be sent to the family, but encourage you to give to your favorite charity and/or church. Michael was a man who's word you could always take to the bank with interest. He will be dearly missed by all he touched.