Michael D. "Mike" German
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Michael D. "Mike" German, 55, of Springfield, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Emergency Room.
Mike was born Oct. 19, 1958, in Springfield, the son of Lester and Alice Beaty German. He married Tara Baker on Oct. 7, 2011, in Springfield.
He received his degree from Lincoln Land Community College. He was a systems analyst for Blue Cross and Blue Shield and for the last five years he had worked for the State of Illinois Dept. of Health and Family Services. He loved fishing, camping and playing softball.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Tara German of Springfield; one brother, Kevin (Amy) German of Springfield; sister, Rebecca Snow of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation will be accorded by Springfield Crematory.
There will be a Celebration of Life at noon on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at the Press Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to: the
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com.
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