Michael was born in Bakersfield California to Lawrence and Joan Lafond.
He served our Country with honor and dignity, in the United States Marine Corp.
Kern County has been Michael's home for the majority of his life. He was employed for many years by the Civic Auditorium - as a Light and Sound Technician.
Michael is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Melinda - mother, Joan as well as numerous family members.
A Memorial Service will be held in Michael's honor on Monday February 03, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Military Honors will be provided by The Associated Veterans of Kern County.