Obituary

Michael D. LeMire

Resided in Escanaba, Michigan
Died April 11th, 2018

Michael D. LeMire, 70, of Escanaba, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 11, 2018 at his home.

Mike was born in Escanaba on May 29, 1947, son of Robert and Virginia (Stanton) LeMire. He was raised in Escanaba and graduated from Holy Name High School, class of 1965. He attended  Bay College for Law Enforcement.

He worked at Harnischfeger, Ann Arbor Public Safety, was Sheriff of Delta County, and owned and operated Broiler & Pizza Club in the Delta Plaza Mall.  Prior to his retirement in 2009, Mike owned and operated his own trucking company, LeMire Trucking for 12 years.

He loved watching football and was an avid Packer fan.

Among survivors are his children, Michael, Mark, Matt, Lisa, Steven, Gage, Natasha, Cynthia, Cody, Dimon, Rosa and Michael; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Betty) LeMire, Virginia “Ginny” O’Connell, Tom LeMire,  Mary Williams  and Michelle LeMire; and several nieces and nephews.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son; infant brother, Patrick; and sister, Kathy LeMire.

Visitation will be held Monday, April 16, 2018 from 3-5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 South 13th Street, Escanaba.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mary Adams, c/o Crawford Funeral Home. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the LeMire family.

 

One Tribute to “Michael D. LeMire”

  1. I am sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Mike hired me when he became Sheriff. He was responsible for many upgrades and modernization during his term. I was able to talk with Mike several times the past couple of years.

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