Michael Kelly Liikala

March 22, 1951 - August 16, 2020


A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Obituary Notice

Age 69, of Oscoda, MI, formerly of Flint, MI passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020. He was born on March 22, 1951 in Flint, MI to the late Reuben and Thelma (Hulce) Liikala. Michael graduated from Carman High School in Flint, MI. He worked and retired through General Motors as an assembler. Michael enjoyed boating, spending time with his family and friends and loved his dog, Trixy. He was also a member of the Eagles Club in Oscoda, MI. Michael is survived by his loving daughter, Michelle (Alex Crew) Liikala; sister, Lorrie (Randy) Stogsdill; aunt, Peggy (Al) Ackerman; best friends, Denny and Sue Bennett; care taker, Todd Fischer and many cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his good friends, Kip Davis and Tim Roberts. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be directed to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Foundation or to the Diabetes Association and you may offer your condolences online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.


Memorial contributions can be directed to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Foundation or to the Diabetes Association.


Dear Lorris & Michelle: I am so sorry for your loss. I know that you will miss him terribly. God grant you peace.
— Mary Ohsam
Lorrie and Michelle, Sending you our deepest condolences.....Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day... unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and always dear. Holding you both in our hearts and in our prayers.
— Theresa and Jim
Michael you had a kind heart...thank you for helping me with my dad many years ago❤️❤️❤️. Remember when you were born your mom and dad were thrilled!
— Aunt Peggy and Uncle Al
Lorrie, Randy and Michelle I just saw your brother, father died. I’m so very sorry and know how hard this loss is. I pray for strength for you all to go through this. May the Lord hold you all close and give you peace.
— Cindy Collins-Faur
Michelle. I'm sorry your dad past away. You were the sparkle in his eyes. He loved you very much. Youre in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy LaMontagne
— Cindy LaMontagne
The love of a father can never be replaced, and it can never be lost. Your father was so proud of you, and I know he’s looking down on you from Heaven.
— susan wooldridge
So sorry for your loss Michelle and Lori my best wishes to you all Lex
— Alex Niedzielski
Michell you don't know me, but I am Dennie Bennetts sister
I have known your dad for many years & wanted to expresd my condolences to you. He was a great man gone to soon. My heart goes out to you. I lost my dad in December. Hard to handle, but stay strong & hang in there. Susie
— Susie
May God wrap his arms around you and the entire family and give you peace.
— Andrew Nierescher
Your father was such a nice person to meet. And you did so much for him, Michelle, to give him the best life possible.
— Dan Kosmowski
Mike was an amazing man, A great friend, and father. He was so proud of Michelle. How successful she is, and loved her above all else. She truly was the apple of his eye.
Mike was such a warm, generous, and caring person. Had such a big caring heart, and always trying to make people laugh. No Matter how difficult life was, mike would always find a way to make you smile.
I am honored to have known him and, and cherish the many conversations we’ve had about life, and times I turned to him for advice.
The world lost a true gentleman. RIP mike, you will be missed.
— Adam Fetters

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