Michael Wade Irish Michael Wade Irish passed away at home into the loving arms of his Heavenly Father on September 3, 2013. He was 62. Born in Pasadena, CA to Robert & Julie Irish, he lived for many years in So. California, including Norco, CA. He loved the Norco days & his band. After high school Mike joined the Marine Corp. He was a decorated Purple Heart Vietnam Vet and served his country, honorably, proudly. He worked many years in Corona, CA at Certified Grocers. He later moved to Washington state and continued his career in the grocery business. Mike loved life, the Lord, his Church, all kinds of music and knew every word. He loved fishing & traveling and his special trip to Hawaii with friends. He enjoyed his family, friends & his email computer friends. He loved his many animals, gardening and liked all the movies and theater. He was involved with the Salvation Army, and was a Sous Chef and at one time cooked for hundreds. It was his passion. He moved to CA a few years ago to the Red Bluff area to enjoy retirement. He is survived by brother Robert in Washington, sister Sandy in So. Carolina, sister Leah, Temecula, CA, many nieces, nephews and life long friends. He was a kind, gentle man & will be dearly missed by all. Services pending.
Published in Daily News on Sept. 18, 2013