2017-07-13 / Obituaries

Michael Obey

Lifelong Newberry resident Michael W. Obey, 45, died Friday, June 30, 2017.

He was born May 20, 1972, to Larry and Karen (nee Burton) Obey in Manistique.

Mr. Obey attended Tahquamenon Area Schools and also the Lake Superior

State University Skill Center, where he earned certification in combination welding.

He held various jobs during his lifetime, primarily in the construction and forestry industries. He enjoyed flat track motorcycle racing, hunting, fishing, and spending time at the family camp.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Karen Obey of Germfask; a brother and his family, D.J. and Penny Obey; a nephew, Bill Obey, and a niece, Grace Obey, all of Newberry.

Mr. Obey was preceded in death by his grandparents.

In accordance with his wishes, no services were held.

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry assisted the family with arrangements.

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