Michael George Lopez, age 70 went to be with Jesus on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2018. Born March 15, 1948 to Frederick and Rachel Lopez in Santa Barbara, CA. Michael worked in various machine shops in California from Aero Space to designing physical therapy equipment. Just before retiring he worked at Aero Union in Chico for ten years, he could make anything in metal or wood. His sense of humor, laugh, and loving nature will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Merium of 26 years, son, daughter, two stepdaughters, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many cousins, Aunt Angie, and Aunt Rosie. Michael's memorial service will be held at Skyway Assembly, for date and time, please contact Merium.