Michael Thompson

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died February 10, 2023

Michael J. Thompson, age 57, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2023 at U.P. Health Systems Hospital in Marquette, MI.


Michael was born on January 9, 1966, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of Joseph and Martha (Moran) Thompson. Shortly after he was born, they relocated to Colorado Springs, CO, where Mike was raised. After moving to Michigan, Mike was united in marriage to the former Beverly Bastian and together they shared many wonderful years of memories. Mike was a very giving and caring person who enjoyed watching movies, sudoku puzzles, and great conversation. He also enjoyed his work in the maintenance department at the Island Resort and Casino. He will be missed by so many.


Mike is survived by his loving wife Beverly, his mother Martha Thompson, brothers Warren (Wanda) Thompson and Greg Thompson, nephew John Thompson, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, and his beloved cat Billy Boy.


Mike was preceded in death by his father Joseph Thompson, aunts and uncles, and mother-in-law Rosella Bastian.


Family will receive friends on Monday, February 20th, 2023 from 12 noon to 1 PM at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Services honoring Mike will follow at church at 1 PM with Bishop Rayford Ray and Reverend Sue Ray officiating.

9 Tributes for “Michael Thompson

    Beverly I am so sorry for you loss. Micaheal was a great and funny man. May our Heavenly Father bless him with eternal peace.

    I’m so sorry 2 hear of Mike’s passing. He was a great man. Sure gonna miss all those laughs n good times. Bev Warren Greg Martha and the rest of the Thompson family, ur all in our prayers. Our deepest sympathy n condolences

    My heartfelt condolences to Beverly, Warren and all of Michael’s family and many friends. I worked with Michael and he was always a shining light of comedy and humor. So sorry that his light will not shine on this Earth but for sure it will shine in heaven.

    Michael had a personality that shined so bright. His way of approaching people and his conversation, had a way of brightening up so many people. I know I am very happy to have met him and known him. We will all see him again, when it’s our turn to pass. Until then, I know he would want us to go on and enjoy and have fun, as though he is still with us (which he is, in spirit).

    Micheal was a sincere guy loved talking to people. He loved everyone that he came in contact with. He loved his sugar with his coffee. He loved his wife and treated her like a queen.He always called her everyday and say I love you. Never a day went by where when he went to work and called his wife.He loved talking to everyone. His wife Beverly truly loved him like a King!!! They both are Christian people.
    Truly believe in God. He put them together. To meet one another. It was a Blessing that they found each other. Always did everything together, went for rides to Church and also took his mom for rides. He would also do the washing together with his wife
    What a Blessing they Both are!!

    Sending hugs and love to all that knew Mike. He was a kind and bubbly person. Always had a smile. Sure will miss seeing him at work.

    My sincerest condolences and prayers to Beverly and family! Mike was such a positive person with a smile and greeting for everyone!

    Michael was a people person, he talked to everyone and they were considered a friend. He was special and I am glad that I had a chance to meet him, Beverly (her mom) and the whole Thompson family. They are all very special people. My thoughts and prayers for comfort and healing are with you all.

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