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Michael L. Happel

November 2, 1963 February 4, 2019
Michael L. Happel
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Obituary for Michael L. Happel

Michael L. “Mike” Happel, age 55, of Sturgis, MI passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, MI.
He was born Nov. 2, 1963 in Sturgis, MI a son to Lee G. and Judith E. (Abbs) Happel.
Michael was a graduate of Burr Oak High School with the Class of 1982.
He continued his education and graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Agriculture.
He was a resident of Sturgis all of his life and worked on the family farm with his father and brother’s. He was also an excellent caregiver for his father these past few years after the death of his mother.
Mike enjoyed collecting anything to do with farming: old tractors, combines, pedal tractors, toys, etc. He was involved with 4-H growing up and continued to support his nieces and nephews with 4-H and attending their sporting events. He also enjoyed cooking and baking.
Surviving are his father: Lee G. Happel of Sturgis; 2 brothers: Mark (Bianca) Happel and Martin (Sally) Happel; 1 sister: Susan Happel all of Sturgis, MI; Nieces and Nephews: Jenna, Kaitlin, Matthew, Lee, Olivia, Grant, Myra, and Benson; and one great-niece: Madison.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Judith “Judi” Happel Feb. 25, 2017.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., Thursday, at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Services celebrating the life of Michael “Mike” Happel will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Cary, Spring Life Church, Parma, MI officiating.
Interment and graveside service will follow in Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the 4-H Youth Livestock Program, envelopes are available at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Feb

4:00 PM 2/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
United States
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