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“Fond memories of my Uncle Mike includesGoing to valley fair and always encouraging us to have fun with what we have and stay grateful.Love and miss...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Cory Lemke - Minneapolis, MN

“Fond memories of my Uncle Mike includesGoing to valley fair and always encouraging us to have fun with what we have and stay grateful.Love and miss...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Coru Lemke - Minneapolis, MN

“Jim,My thoughts go out to you and all the friends and family that are in so much pain right now. Remember, nothing can take away all the memories you...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: NICOLE CASTLE-KELLY - Warren, MI

“To all of my dear family who is mourning the loss of your brother, uncle, cousin, partner, friend I wish you comfort and peace and although we can't...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Kathy Porter - Oak Creek, WI

“Sorry for the loss of Uncle Mike. Wish I could be there to say goodbye. Prayers and much love sent. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Barbara Stafford - Jacksonville, FL


Michael was born on April 18, 1962 in Iron Mountain, Michigan and grew up and lived in Kingsford, Michigan until 1993. He died on May 5, 2017 at Beaumont Hospital Dearborn at the age of 55 and was of Dearborn. Beloved partner of 24 years to James. Michael is also survived by his five brothers, Conrad Kujala and Douglas Kujala of Quinnesec, MI, Wayne Kujala of Gladstone, MI, Jack (Diana) Kujala of Orleans, MI and Jeffery Kujala of Kingsford, MI. Four sisters, Nancy (John) D'Amour of East Wenatchee, WA, Jean VanWinkle of Spokane, WA, Linda (Brad) Ross of Niagara, WI and Catherine (Mark) Swenski of Iron Mountain, MI. And many nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents Leslie and Charlotte (nee: Ascher) Kujala, brothers Richard Leslie, Steven and Theodore, and sister Fay Lemke and other loved ones. Michael graduated from Kingsford High School. During his life he owned a bicycle repair company, worked as a service counter agent at Northwest Airlines and was later employed as a driver for FedEx and eventually became manager of a FedEx office. He collected vintage oil lamps, enjoyed "yard-sailing", owning and raising blood hounds and also loved to go camping. Memorial contributions to honor Michael's life may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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