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Michael L. DeFrates

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Michael L. DeFrates Charlotte Michael L. DeFrates of Charlotte, Age 69, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 after a short illness. Mike was born Nov. 28, 1944 in Charlotte the son of Arthur and Isabel (Kelly) DeFrates. He was a 1962 Graduate of Charlotte High School and served in the U. S. Army from 1965-67. He was a self employed painter and had been employed at Meijers of Charlotte. From 1970-75 he travelled worldwide with the Harlem Globetrotters while playing basketball for their opposing team, the Washington Generals. Surviving are: 3 brothers, Phillip J. DeFrates of Baton Rouge, LA, David A. DeFrates of Charlotte and Douglas A. DeFrates of West Covina, CA; his sister, Patricia Ann Humphrey of Tucson, AZ; lifelong friends, John and Brenda Bly of Charlotte and Wayne Brown of Grand Rapids and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at the Burkhead-Green Funeral Home, Charlotte with Rev. Charles Jenson officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday from 6-8 P.M. and Saturday from 2-3 p.m. prior to services at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may go to the Eaton Community Palliative Care or the Healing and Recovery Center, both of Charlotte.

Published in Lansing State Journal on Sept. 5, 2013
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