THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Michael C. Lopez
Issue Date: May 29, 2019
Michael C. Lopez, age 88, of Goodman, died peacefully Sunday, May 26, at Florence Health Services in Florence.
He was a musician and an artist and had worked mainly as a sign painter for the Vechio Sign Company in Rockford, Ill. He played the steel guitar and sang on the Dick Sherwood Television Show. Mike also entertained for nine years on WBEL radio show in Beloit.
Survivors include his wife, Diane L. Lopez; his children, Karla (Ken) Buck, Kathy (David) Germond, Vicki Lopez, Cheryl Peck, Suzan Lopez, Michael J Lopez, Daniel (Alice) Lopez, David RF Lopez and Sarah "Eileen" (Lenny) Griph; step-daughters, Debra Dwyer and Audra (Lane) Howerton; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former spouse, Shirley Lopez; and his sisters Lee, Hope and Delores as well as their spouses.
In accordance with Michael's wishes, private family services will be held. Burial will be in Goodman Cemetery.
Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.