Michael was raised in Bismarck, North Dakota and moved to Las Vegas in 1961, where he worked in the casino industry.
He moved to Mesquite in 1995 and retired in 2001.
Michael is survived by his wife, Shirley; children, Sid, Cheryl and Sean; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the 19th Hole, 550 El Dorado Rd, Mesquite. In lieu of flowers, please donate to an animal shelter of your choice.