Michael Nelson Obituary, Michael Nelson Has Passed Away
- john Gibson
Michael Nelson Obituary, Death – Morley, Michigan Native: Michael Charles Nelson, Sr. 20 July 1955 – 26 April 2023 What’s up, Morley? On April 26, 2023, at the age of 67, Michael Charles Nelson, Sr. was found dead in his home in Morley.
He is the son of Ralph and Bernice (Crissman) Nelson, and his birthday is July 20th, 1955. Mike grew up and worked as a car mechanic in the neighborhood. He was known as the Popcorn Man at Morley-Stanwood Elementary and he cherished his time with his grandchildren.
In 1978, Mike’s first wife Lois Williams passed away. Mike married his now-surviving spouse Laurie Lake on October 4, 1997. Rick, Jeffrey (Samantha), Thomas, and Wayne Nelson, as well as nine grandchildren, and Michael (Amanda) Nelson of Marlette and Michelle (Robbie) LaPorte of Cassopolis and Amanda (Ron) Kremers of Walker and Marjorie (Tyler) Ward of Morley and Rebecca (Dustin) Neal of Stanwood and Jack (Gabriel) Schippers of Morley.
Mike’s parents, granddaughter Lois LaPorte, and infant grandson Connor Nelson all predeceased him, as did his sister Sherry Burtch.
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., Pastor James Smith will preside over funeral services at Crossroads Worship Center, 9530 Federal Road in Howard City.
At 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, friends and family of Mike can meet with them in the church fellowship hall.