As received from the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home:
Michael M. Kezele, 82, a resident of Kingsford passed away on Monday December 27, 2021 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 19, 1939 in Laurium to Matt and Katherine (Rozich) Kezele. He attended the local schools. Mike then went to work in the mines for a few years, before enlisting in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged in July of 1959. He then went to work at White Pine Mine and at the CLK Schools as a bus driver and mechanic.
Michael raised his four children and loved spending time with them. He also loved playing his guitar and teaching his grandchildren how to play the guitar. He enjoyed the outdoors and liked going for walks.
He is preceded in death by his parents Matt and Katherine Kezele, his granddaughter Susan Harri, and his grandson Michael Kezele.
He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ahmeek.
He is survived by his children:
Theresa Kezele of Arizona
Lisa Kezele of Calumet
Michael (Ginny) Kezele of Ahmeek
Cindy (Chuck) Book of Kearsarge
His grandchildren: Hillary (Michael) Maninga, Charidan Book, Joshua Book, Kevin Kezele, Keith Harri, and Jeff Kruczynski
His great grandchild: Meric Kezele
His brother: Bob (JoAnn) Kezele of Mohawk
His sister: Barbara Kezele of Hancock
Along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday January 7, 2022 at Sacred Heart Church in Calumet with Father Gracious Pulimoottil to officiate. A visitation will take place from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.