Benton, Michael (Mike) 4/17/1951 - 6/16/2020 Orlando Florida Mike was 69 when he passed at home in Orlando after a short battle of brain cancer. Mike was born in Muskegon in 1951 to Richard and Marilyn Benton. He attended Angell School and Steele graduating from Mona Shores in 1970 and Grand Valley State University in 1974. He was a Receiving Manager and Merchandiser for Denim World and later with Stein Mart in Orlando. He is survived by Henry Pyssler, his husband of 42 years. Brothers Greg of Holland, Steve of Champaign Ill, Rich (Kathi) of North Muskegon, Sisters Lynn (Ken) McQueen of Montague and Pat of Norton Shores. Nephews Joseph McQueen and Alex Benton, nieces Erin Lilliefors and Kelsea Bush and great grand nieces Jaidyn McQueen and Charlotte Dickerson. A memorial service will be held in Orlando at a later date. In Lieu of flowers or cards the family is asking you to make a donation to your local cancer organization.
Published in Muskegon Chronicle from Aug. 3 to Aug. 9, 2020.