Michael [Mike] Anthony Perez

Michael [Mike] Anthony Perez

Michael [Mike] Anthony Perez passed away at Christus Highland in Shreveport, Louisiana on October 9, 2012 at the age of 43. He was born on January 19, 1969 in San Antonio, Texas. Michael was interned at San Jose Burial Park in San Antonio on October 12, 2012. A Rosary was held the night before burial and was performed by Deacon Charlie VonAllmen. Paul bearers were Christopher Bridges, Andy Morales, Brian Wiggins, Edward Felan Jr., Jaime Martinez and

Mark Benavides.

Michael graduated from South San West Campus in 1988 where after graduating joined the Navy. He served for 4 years as an Electrician's Mate aboard the USS Schenectady, LST 1185.

Mike was a member of the Mystic Krewe of Apollo where he served as Secretary for 2 years. He was presented the Larry Kent Award for Hardest Worker. Michael served as Queen Apollo XXI Shreveport in 2007. Mike was a sustaining member of PACE as well as a member of the LAGRA. He was also a sponsor of the annual Pink Party.

Michael is survived by his partner, Gust Bridges; parents, Ray and Gloria Chandler; brother, Steven Chandler; his father, Sam Perez; sister, Belinda Perez; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins and long time friends. Michael will be in our hearts forever.

A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate Mike's life on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 6-8 PM in the Chapel of Aulds Funeral Home located at 7849 East Kings Highway, Shreveport, Louisiana. All of his friends and family are invited to attend.

Published in Shreveport Times from Nov. 4 to Nov. 9, 2012