He was born November 23, 1953, to John M. and Mildred Virgil (Childs) Remkes. Mike won a silver medal at the Special Olympics, and loved playing cribbage and bowling.
He is lovingly remembered by his two brothers, Mark Remkes and Robert Remkes, both of Grand Haven; his sister-in-law, Lorilei Remkes of Phoenix, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, John M. Remkes, on January 13, 1994; his mother, Mildred Remkes, on May 21, 2009; and his brother, William Remkes, on July 19, 2010.
A private graveside service will be held. Interment will be in Lake Forest Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Riverside Nursing & Rehabilitation Community are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com.