Age 70, of Swartz Creek, passed away peacefully at home on January 3, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family on the Michael’s Tribute Wall at detroitcremationsociety.com.
Michael “Mike” Posler was born on October 28, 1952, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene and Anne (O’Neill) Posler. He graduated from Salesian Catholic High School (Detroit) in 1970. Mike was a member of the Detroit Police Department for 21 years. He had a passion for the west side of the state where he lived in Newaygo for many years. In Mike’s spare time, he fully enjoyed being outdoors, bird watching, gardening; especially hunting and fishing. You could also find Mike in the kitchen cooking, baking, brewing beer, making candy, watching cooking shows, or maybe even an auto auction. Mike was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and loving son and brother.
Mike is survived by his wife; Carol Posler, his mother; Anne, his son; Ryan (Jen), his five siblings; Christine, Eric, Janet (Charlie), Walter, and Gregory; his three stepsons; Michael (Sharon), John (Amanda), Dan (Danielle), as well as his aunt; Jeanette (Gary) Wilson (Posler). Mike also has many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mike was preceded in death by his father; Eugene, his son; Michael L. Posler, and sister; Maureen Dommer.
Thank you to all our family and friends during this difficult time. Rest in Peace Mike, you will be greatly missed!
“May the Road rise up to meet you, may the Wind be ever at your back, may the Sun shine warm upon your face, and the Rainfall softly on your fields, and until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand”
Donations may be given to the American Cancer Society in memory of Michael Posler –
https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html or https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/donate-by-mail-or-phone.html
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