May 9, 1958 - September 23, 2018
BLISSFIELD- Michael ‘Rub’ Whitner, age 60, of Blissfield passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018, at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Lenawee. He was born on May 9, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio to William Whitner and Nicky Grindle. Michael graduated from Waite High School in Toledo, in 1976, and went on to attend the University of Toledo where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering. He was most recently employed by IBM. On February 14, 1994, Michael married Kathy Keller and they have celebrated 24 years together. Michael loved being involved with his family and friends. Michael was an avid motorcyclist and was a lifetime member of the Centurions Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed entertaining his family and friends with Friday pizza nights. Michael enjoyed being outside were he could demonstrate his camping and canoeing skills that he gained from his involvement as a Scout Master for Troop #8 in Blissfield. He was a jack of all trades and especially good at woodworking. Michael loved scouting and riding his motorcycle with his Centurion family, his pets, and anything related to technology. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife Kathy; children, Katie Whitner , Spencer Whitner and Syrena Whitner; granddaughters, Joleigh, Sienna, and Liberty; and sister, Linda Jones. He was preceded in death by his mother and father. Memorial services for Michael will be on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield with Pastor Gary Leking officiating. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel, Blissfield has been entrusted with arrangements. Contributions in memory of Michael may be made to American Cancer Society for colon cancer research. A Celebration of Life at the Centurions’ Motorcycle Club will take place at a later date. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.wagleyfuneralhomes.com.
BLISSFIELD- Michael ‘Rub’ Whitner, age 60, of Blissfield passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018, at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Lenawee. He was born on May 9, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio to William Whitner... View Obituary & Service Information
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