Michael (Shloader) Donald Gonzalez of Tulelake, California passed away at home on May 28, 2019 at the age of 53. He was born Michael Donald Gonzalez in Hawthorne, California on August 6, 1965. In 2001 Michael and his two children moved to Dorris, California where he worked as a General Contractor and also served the Klamath Basin until 2008 before going to work at The Lava Beds National Monument in Tulelake. Michael enjoyed watching his favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings, fishing, playing golf, listening to music, playing the drums and barbecuing, but what Michael enjoyed most, was spending time with his family. Michael is survived by his loving wife, Jana Gonzalez; Grandmother, Bessie Kuykendall, his mother, Patricia Gonzalez; sister and brother in-law Dawn and Tom Wallace; his daughter, Anna Travis; his son and daughter in-law, Michael and Gloria Gonzalez; stepsons Jonathan and Alex Broderick; his granddaughters Elena Gonzalez and Morgan Smiley and his close friend, Mark Baldwin. A memorial service will be held at Michael's home located at 1425 Hill Rd. in Tulelake on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 12:30 p. m.
Affordable Cremation Care is handling the arrangements. (541) 887-2888