Michael Henry Painter
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Michael H. Painter, 46, died Friday, May 31, 2013, at St. John's Hospital. He was born August 2, 1966, to Chester Jacob and Bonnie Harbour Painter, Jr., in Springfield, IL. His father preceded him in death. He married Christina Johnson in 1992 and they later divorced.
Surviving are a son, Michael (Taylor) Painter II of Springfield; a grandson, Michael Henry Painter III; mother and stepfather, Bonnie (Bud) Reiser of Pleasant Plains; two brothers, Roy (Deanna) Painter and Garry Painter both of Springfield; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Michael was a resident of Springfield all of his life and worked for U-Haul. He was a member of the Springfield Ski and Boat Club, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and golfing. Michael adored his grandson.
Visitation: 9-11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Minister Gary Spencer officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the
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