In Memory

Danny Ochoa

Daniel "Danny" Lopez Ochoa

September 23, 1950 - April 23, 2017

Daniel “Danny” Lopez Ochoa, 66, died on April 23, 2017.

Danny was born on September 23, 1950 in Lompoc, California to Rafael Jesus Ochoa, who passed away in 1985, and mother Carmen Lopez Ochoa. He graduated in 1969 from Lompoc High School. He went in the U. S. Army soon after graduation. Danny was very proud to have served our country.

Danny will be most remembered as being a very kind and caring person. He would put others before himself and do anything for anyone. Danny would love to make people laugh and with his brilliant smile and contagious laugh; he could do just that. He loved reliving childhood memories through his story telling. If you met Danny, he was not easily forgotten.

He was the fifth of ten children. He was preceded in death by his brother Roberto “Bobby” Lopez Ochoa. He is survived by his mother Carmen; brothers Jesus “Chuy” Ochoa, Antonio “Tony” Ochoa, Jose “Joe” Ochoa, Ramon “Ray” Ochoa and Enrique “Henry” Ochoa, all of Lompoc; his sisters Maria Elena “Helen” Swartwout of Portland, Oregon, Carmen Albarran of Lompoc and Margarita “Margie” Ochoa of Fillmore; his daughter Rene’ Marie Ochoa-Limuti of Rancho Cucamonga; four grandchildren, Ronald Michael Lopez of Honolulu, Hawaii, Christopher Angelo Lopez of Upland, Andrew Joseph Godinez of Santa Barbara, and Angelina “Rene” Gomez; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts and cousins.

The visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 pm at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary Chapel with a vigil at 7 pm. Father Lawrence Santos will celebrate the mass of Christian burial on Thursday, May 11, at 10 am at La Purisima Catholic Church with burial following at Lompoc Cemetery District.