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Michael "Mike" R. Aker
Date of Death: February, 23 2016

          Michael "Mike" R. Aker, 78, Gladstone, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 23, 2016 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. He was born on August 11, 1937 in Wells, MI, the son of the late Michael and Violet (Menard) Aker.
          Mike worked on the iron ore boats for over 34 years until his retirement. He enjoyed the camp life, hunting, fishing and going to the casino.
          He is survived by three brothers: Richard (Carol) Aker, Fred (Ruth) Aker and Don (Chris) Aker, a sister-in-law: Carole Aker, as well as many nieces and nephews.
          Mike was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Leo Aker and three sisters: Clara Sederberg, Mary Alice Akerley and Shirley Aker.        
          Mike especially enjoyed his last few years as a resident of Bishop Noa Home where he received not just the care he needed, but also love and support from all the staff. They became family to him and Mike loved them all.
          In honoring Mike's wishes, there will be no public services. He will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in the spring.
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Aker family.
          Please visit to send online condolences to his family.

  • "My condolences to the entire Aker's family! "
    -Gary Lehman

  • "Spent a lot of time with Mike when I did rehab at Bishop after my surgery and he was doing rehab, he was always making everyone laugh and made the day a little more brighter, I'm sure he will be greatly missed at Bishop. My condolences to the Aker family"
    -Lynn way Liebel

  • "I am so sorry to hear about Mikes passing. He was one of a kind. I seen him almost every day I worked at Donut Connection, he was a permanent fixture for sure. He will be missed. My Condolences to the whole Aker Family."
    -Cara Nutt

  • "Carol, Dick, & Family- Our thoughts & prayers to you and your family. Mike was such a nice man...we remember him always stopping by your home and visiting with the neighbors. God Bless!"
    -Sue & Mike Sedenquist

  • "Dear Dick, Carol & family, Our condolences. Got to know Mike when he would visit in Oak Park and even later at Bishop Noa. One always enjoyed him and he always put a smile on my face. He sure loved his family, for always talked about them. He will be missed. God bless all the Aker family. "
    -Doug Mantela &Ellen Arnell-Marcell

  • "Our deepest condolences to you and your family - Carol, Dick and family."
    -Leonard and Marian VanDrese

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