Bay City, Michigan
Michael W. English passed away at home on Friday, October 17, 2014, age 65. He was born to the late Fred & Mary Ann (Gallagher) English on February 9, 1949 in Bay City, MI. Mike graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1967. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard where he was stationed at Belle Isle in Detroit, then on to Alaska. Mike often spoke fondly of his adventurous childhood growing up in Bay City and Farwell. He enjoyed playing cards with his family, trying his luck at the casinos and enjoying the company of his two cats Chocolate & Casey. Mike retired in 2014 from Dow Corning where he worked as a computer technician.
He leaves behind a brother Jim (fiance Sandi) English; three nephews: Dr. Jason English & Gen Morley, Chad (Christy) English, Brad (Jill) English; three great-nephews: Shawn, Carter & Austin and one great-niece Sarah; his Aunt Jo and Uncle Al Whitney, Uncle Russ Gallagher; and his cousins Robert Whitney, Randi (Wally) Phillips, Dr. Robin Whitney, Sherry (Mike) Stater, Rick Gallagher. Also leaves behind his extended family: Norma English, Todd (Linda) English & Jeff (Donna) English and good friends Kathy English and Craig. Mike was predeceased by his maternal grandparents: James & Helen (Russell) Gallagher.
Cremation has taken place. A private service will take place with family at a later date.