(Nov. 10, 2007)
Funeral services for Steven Daniel Lopez, 23, were held Nov. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lovell.
Steven died in Lovell on Monday, Nov. 5, along with his wife Brenda.
He was born Nov. 21, 1983, the youngest child of Daniel and Judy Lopez. He grew up and attended school in Lovell, eventually getting his G.E.D. His best friends (blood brothers) were Miguel and Manual Garcia and were together most of the time.
Steven entered the military shortly after 9-11 and would eventually serve two tours overseas, one in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. He advanced in the army, achieving the rank of sergeant. He was well respected in the army and was looked up to by his peers and those who were under his charge.
Besides his service with the army, Steven loved his family, especially his children, Alyana and Steven Daniel Jr.
He is survived by his children, Alyana Kristina and Steve Daniel Lopez Jr. of Lovell; his parents, Daniel and Judy of Lovell; sisters, Jennifer (Steve) Muller of Lovell and Amy Lee Lopez of Lovell; his grandparents, Jack and Kaye Thatch of Lovell; and numerous aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brothers, Miguel and Manuel Garcia.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Aurora Lopez, and grandfather, Manuel Lopez.