Mar. 31, 1920 - Aug. 10, 2013
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MISHAWAKA - Mike C. Firth, 93, of Mishawaka passed away on August 10th in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. He was born in Ft. Wayne, IN on March 31, 1920 to the late Frank and Sabre (Knott) Firth. Mike served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from the Navy after 30 years. He turned his love of flying into a career after serving. He was the corporate pilot for Steel Warehouse during the 70's. On April 1, 1974 in Texas he married Rebecca Freed. Mike is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca; two sons: Mark E. (Virginia) Firth and Ross (Gina) Firth; and two daughters: Ramona Dibble and Rhonda Firth-Havera. Mike was a grandfather of 11 and a great-grandfather of 5. He also leaves behind a sister, Patricia Klaczko. As per Mike's wishes cremation is to take place. Bubb Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 18, 2013