June 26, 1969 - July 27, 2020
Born June 26, 1969 in Lansing, MI, the son of Peter and Marcia (Edinger) Schmitz, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at age 51. Michael was a graduate of Lansing Catholic High School, Class of 1987. He earned his Bachelor Degree from MSU and his Master Degree from Kennesaw State University. He worked for Dart Container of Mason, in their I.T. Department. Mike loved baseball and always cheered for the Detroit Tigers. He was known for his quick wit and sarcastic sense of humor. His shenanigans always brought laughter to those around him.
Mike is survived by his wife of nearly 25 years, Diana, their 3 children: Tyler, Megan and Sarah, his parents Pete and Marcia Schmitz, his sister Sue (Mark) Shulick, his godchildren: Melissa Menerey Brodbeck, Matthew and Vivian Shulick and Joanna Creason and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 10:30AM at St. Gerard Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Bill Lugger presiding. Rite of committal will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 2:00-4:00PM and 6:00-9:00PM at the Palmer Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Delta Chapel, 6020 W. Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, 48917.
Memorials can be made to his children’s College Fund online at www.ugift529.com using Code # 93J-417. Condolences can be made at www.palmerbush.com.
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