Michael G. Carswell 86, passed away on August 21st, 2021, at Froedtert Kenosha Medical Center in Kenosha WI. Michael was born in Milwaukee WI on July 2nd, 1935, to the late Hazel (Muehl) Carswell and Gordon Carswell.
Mike moved to Wausau, WI with his family at a young age. He was educated in the Wausau schools, and he graduated from the Business School at the University of Wisconsin Madison in 1957. He also received a commission in the U.S. Army and he served seven years in the Army Reserve.
On March 22nd, 1958, Mike married Sue Ann Savage in Kenosha WI and they shared 63 wonderful years together.
Mike was a vice-president in sales for Bradner Smith & Company, a printing paper distributor in Chicago IL. He retired after 33 years of service in 1997.
Mike and Sue were members of The First Presbyterian Church in Kenosha. For some years Mike was a member of the Carthage College Community Choir and Masterworks Chorus. He also enjoyed playing tennis, fishing, and spending time at his lake house in Eagle River WI. He loved attending school, music, and sporting events with his grandchildren.
Mike is survived by his wife Sue, two sons, Jeffrey (Laura) Carswell of Brookfield WI and Thomas (Francesca) Carswell of Pleasant Prairie WI. He is also survived by four grandchildren Amy, David, and John Carswell and Kayley (William) DiCicco, a great granddaughter, Celine DiCicco, and a sister Kathleen Berg of Ventura CA.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother and sister-in-law, Allan, and Georgia Carswell.
Due to the pandemic, there will be no services at this time.
Private family inurnment will take place at Greenridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions would be appreciated to either the First Presbyterian Church, (1803-83rd street, Kenosha WI 53143) or the St. Jude’s Children Hospital. (5501-N. Cumberland Ave. Chicago IL 60656)