Louis Ochoa Miranda, a lifetime resident of Moorpark, California, went to be with the Lord peacefully at his home on February 19, 2021. He died at the age of 88, after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born on September 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, California. He was the oldest of 8 children. After graduating from Moorpark High School, he went to serve for the United States Army. Louis was a Korean War Veteran. He worked for General Motors in Van Nuys, California for 44 years. Louis was a very loving and compassionate person who spent his lifetime caring for family and others. He enjoyed playing cards and going to the Santa Anita Racetrack.
He leaves behind his loving wife Crusita Miranda of 66 years; his children, Cindy Miranda (John Lopez), Linda Gutierrez (George), Johnny Miranda (Yolanda), Lisa Lamm (William) and Donna Miranda; his grandchildren, Arthur Gutierrez, Greg Barraza (Danielle), Christina Finnerty (Bill), Nicole Concepcion (Jon), Travis Lamm, Justin Lamm, Jacquelyn Miranda, Jacob Lang, Johnny Miranda Jr., Jessica Lamm and Meghan Lang; his great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Finnerty, Madison Finnerty, Connor Concepcion, Gabriel Gutierrez, Kylie Finnerty, Hunter Concepcion and Ava Barraza; his brother, Richard Gomez; and his sisters, Margaret Detrick, Rosie Reyes and Jennie Carter.
He is preceded in death by his father, Antonio Miranda; his grandson, Jason Barraza; his mother, Sally Gomez; and his brothers, Tony, Joseph and Manuel Miranda. His funeral will be at Assumption Cemetery in Simi Valley, California on March 30, 2021. Serving as pallbearers are Arthur Gutierrez, Greg Barraza, Travis Lamm, Justin Lamm, Jacob Lang and Bill Finnerty.
It is with deeply saddened hearts that we cannot be with family and friends during this time. Due to COVID restrictions, only immediate family members can be by the gravesite. Arrangements have been entrusted to Perez Family Funeral Home in Moorpark, California. Thank you to all our extended family, friends and neighbors for your concern, kind words and faithful prayers during this difficult time.
We will be in touch with a future date for a celebration of life for Louis when we can all gather safely.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.