May 5, 1946 - November 30, 2019
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM Tuesday until the time of service.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at the Buresh Funeral Home (121 S. Washington St., Hale, Michigan 48739) with Pastor Doug Kennedy officiating.
MacKenzie, Mike, age 73 of Hale, formerly of New Lothrop, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2019.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years; Carol. Beloved children; Shelly (Louis) Martin of St. Charles, Brian of Decherd, TN and Michael (Amanda) of Owosso. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Mike was preceded in death by his sister; Sharon Heiser and daughter-in-law; Cony MacKenzie.
Mr. MacKenzie retired from General Motors after 30 years of service and served 30 years on the New Lothrop Volunteer Fire Department. He loved being on the water, playing cards, listening to music and cherished time with his family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at the Buresh Funeral Home (121 S. Washington St., Hale, Michigan 48739) with Pastor Doug Kennedy officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM Tuesday until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mike to the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan (www.uofmhealth.org). You may offer condolences at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mike to the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan (www.uofmhealth.org).
Dad- you left us so early, my heart breaks. Your not in pain anymore and you will be missed more than you know. I love you dad.
Very sorry to hear of mike passing my dad also sends h is condolences mike and carol were very good friends with my dad . I remember when i was young we would go to there house up town to enjoy many christmasas with them . He surely will be missed love to you all. Christine.
Carol & family, so sorry for your loss. You and Mike were always very kind to me. Rest in peace Mike, God Bless. Deb Lewis
— Deb Lewis
I am so sorry for your loss. Mike and my dad were two of a kind up on the lake. Enjoying the water, bon fires, beach life and of coarse beer. The fun times we all had. Cherish all the great memories and good times. Mike was a great man, friend, neighbor to all.
— Debbie Everitt
I am sorry to hear about your dad mike and my prays are with you
— Russ fisher
I’m so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking and joking with him. Our prayers are with you.
— Brenda and Pete Revard and family
Such wonderful memories with Uncle Mike. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.
— Krista Kidd
Carol our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We were friends with Mike all through high school. He was one of my best friends. He and ED worked together. He was a dear person and always had a smile.
— Donna sovis
Truly sorry to have to say goodbye, Mike I am blessed to have gotten to spend these past years getting to know you better, looking forward to seeing you again soon Dad.... Love You
Lost for words. Best neighbor, friend, father like figure a boy could ask for. Gift from God. Much love to all the family.
— Ronald and Laurie
Carol my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cherish the memories. Rest in Paradise Mike...
— Lori Gulish
Sorry to hear this he has been a great neighbor for many years ,always willing to lend a helping hand. You will be greatly missed. RIP
— Tim Wascha and Lisa Wascha
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
— Steiner Tractor Parts
Carol and family, Our deepest sympathies are being sent to you are. Such a loss for such a great family. Rest in peace Mike.
— Diana and Randy Spiece
Carol I grew to love you and Mike "Crash" in just the short time we have known each other. Your love and friendship were very evident. There is just no preparing for the loss of someone you love. Enjoy the memories; I know they will bring you comfort going forward. Thanks for letting me be apart of your lives. Lean on your family they will help you through this.
— Lisette Schudel
Shelly, years have passed but still cherish our childhood memories. Condolences to you, your mom and the entire family. Prayers to you & your family.
— Cheryl (Lare) Mason
Just a couple short years was enough for us to see that Mike was a great man. We will miss him dearly as our neighbor. Our deepest condolences.
— Dan and Gina Coccimiglio