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Michael  Joseph Karlewski

Michael Joseph Karlewski
  • March 29, 1949 - April 27, 2014
  • Clinton Township, Michigan

Pause Broken Dreams by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Im not sure what to say here, I have know Mike for many years, He gave me my 1st DJ Job at Macomb Skating Rink when I was very young, of course we...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Kenny Bodin - Mt. Juliet, TN

“Sorry for your loss, one thing I remember of him is his always ready smile for everyone. it made you smile just seeing his. He always had a helping...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Susan (Schwartz) Urban - Holiday, FL

“Dear Aunt Mary and family - please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Your loving memories will warm...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Kathy Thibault - Detroit, MI

“I'LL NEVER FORGET PLAYING FOOT BALL & BASEBALL IN OUR SIDE LOTS MISS YOU ALL PAULY ! ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Paul Defer - s.c.s., MI

“Mary Karlewski, (his dear mother), I was the girl that lived on Thomson Drive, just behind you a few. I knew Mike for many many years, I am sorry...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Darlene Houghton Kleist - Macomb, MI

“So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Have fond memories of Mike. Will keep Mike and family in my prayers. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Karen (Socia) Gilbert - Utica, MI

“Heaven has another Angel and he is watching over all of you. My thoughts and Prayers are with you. "When someone you love becomes a memory, that...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Tammy Marcoux - St. Clair Shores, MI

“My heart goes out to all in the family for your profound loss. No one could ask for a better neighbor. Rest well Mike. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Edie Cressy - Roseville, MI

“I Wish I could travel to Michigan to be there with All of my family. Know that my Heart & Thoughts are with All Of You. Two nights ago, I had a...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Bobbi Powers Eschbach - CA

“Michael will be missed by so many! At different times when my health was in peril I would think of Mike and remind myself of his spirt and actually...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Cousin Becci - Chesterfield, MI

“My condolences to mike's family and friends. My the Lord be with you in your time of sorrow. love always,jerry and Lori Wimbrow ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Jerry and Lori wimbrow - MI

“Cousin Mike, you will forever be in my heart and always remembered. My prayers reach out to the whole family in this sad time. I love you and you...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Cindy P - Nashville, TN - Cousin

“There are many fond memories of long ago that he had a part in. My wife and I send our condolences to his family. Dennis and Pat ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Dennis Adams - Jacksonville, FL

“So sad to hear of Mike's passing. He was one of my high school classmates. My fondest memories of Mike were from the summer after we graduated. We...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Jan Wilt Kohler - MI - friend

“My dear friend, Fred. You brought out the best in everyone, especially me. Some of the best days of my life included those spent with the guys at...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Suzanne Harper-Labadie - MI

“I cannot count how many hours I spent with Mike on the phone and in person talking about life. He was such a great listener, with great advice. He...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Dawn Penn - Clinton Twp, MI

“To:Mary and Family, You hold a special place in my heart. So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be happy to...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Cathy Bennett - warren, MI

High School Picture “I am sure Mike will be missed. We use to play chess in High School. Sometimes during class. The Challenge was not to get caught. He had a sharp wit...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Dwight Halstead - Ocala, FL

“Mike had one of the best senses of humor of anyone I have ever met. Add that to his way with words and timing and you had one of the most witty and...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Mike Bauer - Commerce Township, MI

“So sad to hear about Mike's passing. My thoughts & prayers are with the Karlewski family. Mike & I graduated together. ”
20 of 29 | Posted by: Pam Hendershot-Kaczanowski - MI

“Sending my deepest sympathy to Mikes family!! We graduated together and I have fond memories of Mike!! ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Margaret Gordon - St.Clair, MI

“Hey Brother. I'm going to miss the many visits Gary and I had with you. To know your with God and not in pain brings my heavy heart comfort. ...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Chris - Chesterfield, MI - sister

“Hey Brother. I'm going to miss the many visits Gary and I had with you. To know your with God and not in pain brings my heavy heart comfort. ...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: C - Chesterfield, MI - sister

“A very special person will be greatly missed. I have some very fond memories with Fred back in our Jr. High days in Fraser. As well as some...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Mitch Ritter - Macomb, MI

“Mikey, you will ALWAYS be in our hearts and prayers. You will be missed! ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Becci Biliti - Chesterfield, MI

“So sorry to hear such sad news....Bill...Kelly ...and family...my heart, thoughts, and prayers are with you all <3 ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Tina Marie Fileccia - Eastpointe, MI

“Our sympathy is extended to the Karlewski family at this difficult time. ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Barbara & Dayle O'Brien - MI

“Mike,,,you will be missed,,you always had a smile on your face when we saw you,,I always got a kick out of your look when xmas time came around,...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Kelly Karlewski - roseville, MI

“My heart goes out to all of you. Rest in Heavenly Peace, Mike. ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Sue Oresky - Armada, MI


Michael Joseph Karlewski, age 65 of Clinton Township, Michigan, passed away April 27, 2014. He will be remembered for his zest for life and love of family and friends.

"Mike" or "Fred," as he was known affectionately, is survived by his daughter, Mary-Jo (Christopher) Boice; grandchildren, Julie and John Boice; mother, Mary Karlewski; siblings, Sue (Nick) Janoski, Christine (Gary) Ivany, Kenneth (Arlene) Karlewski and William (Kelly) Karlewski; special friend, Denise LaRowe; former wife, Jeanette Alcorn and many extended loved ones and friends.

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Karlewski and sister, Patti-Jo Nicoli.

A more personal tribute is being written by Mike's family. Please check back periodically for his life story.

Thank you.