Michael worked as an Advertising Manager for the Belleville News-Democrat and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville Illinois, former member of the Optimist Club, Downtown Rotary Club, and Belleville Chamber of Commerce. He was an Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Member of Belleville/Swansea Moose Lodge #1221 and Moose Legion Member. Michael was Trustee and Treasurer for Northwest St. Clair County Fire Protection District and a Volunteer at the Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Memorials: Memorials may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, or Belleville Area Humane Society.
Visitation: Visitation from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday, February 10, 2019 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL. There will be a Northwest Fire Department walk-through held at 3:00 pm and a Moose service at 3:30 pm.
Funeral: Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 pm, Sunday, February 10, 2019 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Souders and Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Private family interment.