Michael W. Gifford
1958 - 2021
Michael "Mike" Gifford, 63, of Kenosha, passed away July 18, 2021, at Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital.
Born on February 23, 1958, in Kenosha, he was the son of the late Howard and Ethel (Jewell) Gifford.
On February 14, 2000, he married Suzanne (Benicek) Gifford in Pompano Beach, FL shortly after she met with a psychic saying she would meet a man that would be her soulmate, the person she looked for her whole life.
Mike enjoyed reading, classic cars, and taking trips to Mexico with his friends and family. He especially loved his furry friend Winnie.
Surviving are his children, Joshua Petrin, Jenna Rogers, and Brandon Verbruggen; grandchildren, Colin and Elizabeth Rogers; his sister, Susan (and partner Jodi) Gifford; and his nephew, Ryan (Katlynn) Gifford.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his stepdad, Byron Smith; and brother, Brian Gifford.
Special thanks to Dr. Shepler, Dr. Ahuja and his staff - Jane, Tom, and Chris; ICU department staff Liz, Lisa, Greg, Sarah, and Holy Nuts Lauren; and special thanks to Ricky on the 2nd floor.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 30, at Proko Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. Concluding with full military honors. Interment will be held privately.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Kenosha WI, 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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