He was a retired Boilermaker now working for Norris Brothers in Cleveland. Mike was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. He enjoyed bowling and softball, and was a huge sports fan and season ticket holder for the Cleveland Browns. He will always be remembered as a great friend to many.
Mike was the beloved husband of Linda (Bates), to whom he was married 13 years; loving father of Michael (Marianne) Lewis, Sheryl (Frank) Kaman and Lori (Jim) Swenberg; dear step-father of William (Marcie) Lockard, Amy (Lenny) Kleinhenz, Daniel (Nikki) Lockard and Tami Lockard; and devoted grandfather of 11. He is also survived by his beloved dog, Casey.
Service will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10 A.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Family will receive friends Monday, December 3, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, P.O. Box 931517, Cleveland, OH 44193-1655.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com.