WILSON, Michael, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael Wilson passed away on December 25, 2012, at the age of 68. He was a devoted husband to wife, Marty Wilson, for 30 years, and a loving father to his daughters, Georgia Powers of Vancouver, WA and Sara Wilson of Sacramento. He is survived by his sisters Sharon Hall and Laura Wilson; brothers Larry Wilson, Ned Wilson, David Wilson, John Grover and faithful friend Leland Pemberton. He was preceded in death by his mother Renee Grover, father Howard and brother Johnny. Michael was a dedicated educator, having taught economics for over 20 years at Sacramento State, Northland College, and Seattle University. He was also a skilled craftsman, master model builder and mechanic. He will be deeply missed. A funeral service will be held at Sierra View Chapel in Carmichael, CA on January 2 at 1:00pm. His final resting place will be at New Elm Cemetery in Grass Valley, CA, alongside his maternal grandparents and mother.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Dec. 30, 2012