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Michael M. VrablicSeptember 21, 1932 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 84)
Michael M. Vrablic, age 84 of Grand Haven passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Heartwood Lodge. Mike was born September 21, 1932 to Frank and Mary (Beer) Vrablic in Fruitport. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he received a Purple Heart. Mike married Nancy Walwood on August 6, 1955 in Spring Lake. He was a member of St. Patrick – St. Anthony Catholic Church, the VFW Sgt. Alvin Yonker Post #2326 and the first Catholic Slovak Union in Muskegon Heights. Mike also enjoyed hunting and spending time at his cabin in the UP. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his children and grandchildren. Mike is survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy; daughters, Jeanne (Troy Whipple) Welling of Muskegon, Diane (Ron) Wilson of Grand Haven, Brenda (Todd) Holmes of Fruitport; sons, Michael (Diane) Vrablic, Mark (Sandy) Vrablic, Greg (Tracy) Vrablic all of Grand Haven; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews; sisters, Helen Langlois, Theresa (Ora Jr.) Richert; and brother, Anthony (Carol) Vrablic. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Ann (William) Farkas, Catherine Snyder, Betty (Hale) Gee, Pauline (Leland) Glover, twin-sister, Margaret Vrablic, brother, Frank (Betty) Vrablic. The Mass of Christian Burial for Mike will be held at 11:00 am Friday, May 26, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Chuck Schwartz officiating. Friends and relatives may meet the family one hour prior to the service at church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick - St. Anthony Catholic Church. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Mike’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.
St. Patrick~St. Anthony Parish
920 Fulton Street, Grand Haven MI 49417