David P. Lopez

Jan. 25, 1951 - July 22, 2009


David Paul Lopez of Sheboygan, formerly of Waukesha, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 22, 2009. He was born Jan. 25, 1951, in Waukesha, the son of Marcos and Aurelia Garcia Lopez. 

David attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he studied forestry, with future plans of becoming a forest ranger. With a love of the outdoors, he enjoyed fishing and camping, and especially planning annual camping trips for his nieces and nephews. David also enjoyed playing his guitar. 

David will be deeply missed by his fiancee, Lori Griego of Sheboygan; two daughters, Crystallena and Felicianna Beaster, both of Sheboygan; two stepsons, Chris (Andrea) Schultz of Sheboygan Falls and Nick (Samantha) Schultz of Waukesha; five grandchildren, Reilinda, Angelina and Carissa Schultz, and Veronica and Tyler Norling; his mother, Aurelia Lopez of Waukesha; three brothers and three sisters, René (Nancy) Lopez of Waukesha, Gilbert (Heidi) Lopez of Waukesha, Patty (Jesse) Dominguez of Dousman, Evita (John) Lopez of Waukesha, Lora Jean (Mark) Turkoski of Waukesha and Arthur (Patty) Lopez of Menomonee Falls; 14 nieces and nephews, Crystal, John, Tony, Mario, Cristine, Jessica, Alyssia, Emilio, Travis, Matthew, Jenni, Niki, Anna and Emma; and other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Marcos, and his nephew, Michael.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, with a memorial service to follow at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family are appreciated. For further information, please contact Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.