Michael L. Fox
1951 - 2021

Michael L. Fox

December 14, 1951 - March 2, 2021

RACINE - Michael Lawrence Fox, age 69, of Racine, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, March 2, 2021. He was born in Racine, December 14, 1951, son of the late Lawrence "Jim" and Joan (Nee: Rooney) Fox.

Mike proudly served in the U.S. Army stationed in Vietnam from 1969-1971. On January 29, 1977, he was united in marriage to the love of his life Linda A. Garbo. Mike worked in construction for 40 years retiring in 2012. He was a member of the Racine Yacht Club for 43 years and had served as commodore for a year. Mike served on the Racine Harbor Commission. He loved to golf, sail, and drink beer with his friends. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Linda; children, Sean (Grace) Fox, Abby Fox; grandson, Landon Bell; siblings, Anne Swanson, Jane Fox (Slim McGinn), Joe (Sandi) Fox, Kenny (Susie) Fox; brother-in-law, Gary (Dawn) Garbo; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Power; brothers-in-law, Charles Swanson, Dennis Garbo; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Sam and Bernice Garbo; and a nephew, Matthew Garbo.

Due to COVID, services will be held when we are able to gather safely. Interment with full military honors will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials to one's favorite charity have been suggested.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Mullane and staff and Aurora at Home Hospice nurses for their loving and compassionate care.


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Published by Racine Journal Times on Mar. 7, 2021.
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Linda, Sean and Abby - I was so saddened to read that Mike had passed. Love and hugs to all xo
Janet West
March 10, 2021
So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Peace and prayers for all the family.
Thomas W Schoolcraft
March 10, 2021
Always good times,enjoying his expertise & knowledge.. And a Beer or 2.....
Dan The Welder
March 9, 2021
Husky Corporation
March 8, 2021
So sorry to hear of Mike´s passing. I really enjoyed getting to know him at the "Club". His passing taught me a valuable lesson. Never put off what you want to do. I really wanted to visit with him and tell him how much I enjoyed his friendship.
Greg Kaser
March 7, 2021