Michael Eugene Moberg, 68, of Rock, MI passed away unexpectedly Saturday August 5, 2017 at home of an apparent heart attack.
Mike was born May 26, 1949 in Gladstone the son of Richard and Patricia (Lavelle) Moberg. He was raised in Gladstone and graduated from Holy Name Catholic High School in 1966. While at Holy Name he participated in football. Following graduation, Mike worked in Detroit before being drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was stationed with the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged in 1970. Mike returned to the area and worked for Mead Paper Company for 36 years before his retirement.
Mike was a member of Ducks Unlimited, U.P. Whitetails and the N.R.A. He was an avid outdoorsman and he especially enjoyed hunting. Mike was also a Green Bay Packer and Detroit Tiger fan.
In addition to his wife, Amanda “Mandy”, who he was united in marriage to on February 2, 2001, survivors include:
Mindy (Michael) Acha of Brampton
Elizabeth Moberg at home
Dennis (Cheryl Miller) Moberg of Gladstone
Joseph (Janet) Moberg of Rapid River
Grandson: Brett Moberg of Gladstone
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a special friend, Jerry Brunette of Rapid River and the Bianchi family also survive.
In addition to his parents, his brothers, David and Jon Paul Moberg and infant sister, Ann Marie preceded Mike in death.
Mike’s family will receive friends on Saturday August 12, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:45 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military rites conducted by the Rock American Legion will follow at 1:45 PM. Sharing by family and friends will follow the military rite. Burial will follow at the Rock Cemetery in Rock. A potluck dinner will be served at the Rock Senior Center, please bring a dish to pass.