BEECHER, Wis. - Michael E. Barczak, 64, of Beecher, Wis., passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain.
He was born Oct. 3, 1948, in Chicago, son of Joan (Zboralski) Barczak and the late Edward Barczak. Michael grew up in Chicago and graduated from Gordon Tech High School, class of 1965.
He married Lee Ann Hall on Nov. 15, 1970, in Chicago. They resided in Chicago until 1974, at which time they moved to Kingsford. They resided there until 1987, before moving to Aurora, Wis., and finally moving to Beecher in 1998.
Michael worked for Perry of Norway Printing Co. from 1975 until retiring in 1989. He enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, bird watching, fishing, and he along with his wife, rescued dogs from the shelter for more than 25 years.
He will be missed by his family and numerous friends.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Lee Ann; one son, Matthew (Erika) Barczak of Green Bay; one daughter, Jennifer Barczak of Waupun, Wis.; one brother, Edward (Nancy) Barczak of Appleton; and two grandchildren, Ethan Michael and Emma Barczak.
Private family visitation was held.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Michael or leave a condolence for his family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Michael's legacy of life.