Mike’s life began May 8, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois. As a child his parents moved to Coloma where he grew up and graduated from Coloma High School. He enjoyed spending his free time fishing and following the Chicago Bears and Blackhawks. Mike was a loving son, brother and uncle.
He leaves behind a loving family to cherish his memory which includes: his mom Joanne (Nunziato) Graffenius of Jacksonville, FL; five siblings Dawn (Ken) DiPonio of Clinton Township, MI, Bill (Robyn) Graffenius of St. Joseph, Steve (Cindy) Graffenius of Coloma, Henry (Stacy) Graffenius of Coloma, and Cindy Graffenius of Jacksonville, FL; and fifteen nieces and nephews Danny, Lisa, Samantha, Mark, Michelle, Samuel, Jacob, Abigail, Olivia, Zachary, Dane, Kendall, Frankie, Nick, and Natalie.
Mike died Tuesday, November 19, at his home. His dad Henry Graffenius precedes him in death. A memorial service will be celebrated Saturday, November 23, at 11:00 AM at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Mike’s family.
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