Of Sterling Heights. Died November 7, 2008 at Mt. Clemens Regional Center after an 8 month battle with cancer at the age of 60. He was born February 27, 1948. The family describes Michael as a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, and uncle. He enjoyed bowling, hunting with friends and family, John, Bill, Dean, Terry, Joe, and Richard, just to mention a few. He is predeceased by his father Keith Rix and step-son Anthony Leach. Michael is retired from Chrysler Corporation as a skilled tradesman and is a veteran of Vietnam. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Monday 10 a.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. Interment White Chapel Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com
Published by The Detroit News on Nov. 9, 2008.