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Michael P. Alexander

Michael P. Alexander

August 29, 1933 - July 18, 2014
Grosse Ile, Michigan | Age 80

Beloved Husband, Dad, Grandfather And Car Enthusiast

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Alexander, Michael P. Age 80 of Grosse Ile. Born August 29, 1933 in Detroit Michigan and died July 18, 2014. Beloved husband of 58 years of Elaine. Loving father of Kim Alexander, Mickey (Jim) Stratton, Michael (Gabrielle) and the late Stacie Fallon. Father-In-Law to Dan Fallon. Proud grandfather of Courtney (Steve), Steph, Dan, Shannon, Michael, Lauren, Desiree, Sydney, Dylan, Riley, Emily, Patrick and Peter. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Bertha (nee: Vignola) and three brothers Thomas, Patrick and Lorenzo "Larry". Mike and Elaine were married on July 28, 1956 at St. Monica Catholic Church in Detroit; he served his country in the United States Army and was one of the Vice Presidents of American Sunroof Corporation. Mike was best known for customizing cars as one of the legendary Alexander brothers. He showcased many cars at Detroit Autorama and won several Ridler Awards; in 1965 for the 1956 Chevy Bel Air, in 1967 for the Deora and in 1969 for the Ford T Roadster. In 2012 he was honored as one of the Pirelli Great 8 for the Vision 33 which was his last car in the Detroit Autorama; this car was also featured on the cover of the Street Rodder Premium. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Michael Alexander at the University of Chicago Medicine. Checks may be made payable to the "University of Chicago Medicine" and sent to the following address: University of Chicago Gift and Record Services, Michael Alexander Memorial, 5235 S. Harper Court, Chicago, IL 60615. Click Here to visit the University of Chicago Medicine

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