Michael R. Massie
Sep 20, 1961 - May 16, 2013
Kenosha – Michael R. Massie, age 51, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Mike was born in Milwaukee on September 20, 1961. A 1980 graduate of Arrowhead High School in Hartland, he went on to graduate from UW-Milwaukee with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and from Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago with a Masters in Business Administration.
On July 22, 1989 in St. Robert’s Catholic Church – Shorewood, he was united in marriage with the love of his life, Maria Angelica (nee: Caringal) of whom was his college sweetheart.
For the past 19 years, Mike was the Director of Engineering at Yaskawa in Waukegan. Among his interests, he enjoyed golfing, fishing and was an extreme boating enthusiast. Mike had a great appreciation for nature and was often seen gathering up polluted items left by others. Above all, Mike was a devoted husband & father - who loved and cherished being in the surroundings of his entire family.
Surviving are his loving wife, Maria; their children, Heather Massie (age 25) and Sean Massie (age 19); mother and step-father, Rose and Ronald Meyers; father, Richard “Dick” Massie; brother, Dennis (Debbie) Massie; Maria’s parents, Reynaldo and Gloria Caringal; sisters-in-law, Yasmin (Gary) Anger, Liz (Bernie) Crisostomo and Flora (Craig) Kotlarek; longtime devoted friends, Jack & Emily Nehmer, Loree & Aaron Raap, Carla & Mike Hart, Bill and Kim Schick; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mike was preceded in death by his brother, John Massie.
Funeral services will be held in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 - 7 pm. Private interment will take place.
Heather and family, our condolences and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Rick & Linda Jurvis
Mike my dear and loved brother in law I know in my heart and spirit that you are alive and at peace in the throne room of our living God. See you in eternity. Gary, Yasmin, Leah, Noah
Mike was a business colleague. I can not attend the wake but want you to know how much I respected and admired Mike. I'm very sorry for your loss. We will all miss him.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of Mike's family and friends. I had the opportunity to work with Mike on a few different occasions at Yaskawa. He was a very intelligent and friendly person.
Sun Kim -
With deepest sympathy and prayer to Massie family, Mike was a great friend/colleague/mentor for many years. He will be missed greatly. Sun Kim – former Yaskawa colleague
My condolences to Mike's family. I worked with Mike for 15+ years and am so sorry to hear of his passing.
Mike was an amazing man. Hands down one of the best I knew. He is greatly missed by many. I am lucky to have known such a great man who raised amazing kids. Mike you will be missed more then you know. My love and thoughts are with you Heather Maria and Sean.
I've known and worked with Mike as a professional for over 20 years. Mike has always offered me good council and encouragement. My condolences and prayers go to his loved ones. I will miss Mike's positive spirit and kind heart.
Aunt Vicki & Uncle Don
Las Cruces, NM
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with youIf we hadn't been on a cruise we would have tried to be with you! We are so sorry and pray that God will give you strenghth during this time of need. Love, uncle Don and aunt Vicki
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