Michael L. Howes, age 76, of Kenosha, passed away after a short illness on February 8th, 2023 at his residence. He was born on August 21st, 1946 in Round Lake, IL. Michael was the beloved partner of June Bajorek for 20 years. He is survived by his daughter Erica Parent (Joe), son Jason Howes (Jennifer), granddaughter Cassidy Parent, and grandsons Logan and Dax Howes.
He was cherished by June’s daughter Melinda and her sons Kyle, Nathanial and Treivyane who thought of him as their father and grandpa. He was also a wonderful father figure to June’s son Aaron. He is further survived by brothers Bob (Joy) of FL, and Tom (Joan) of IL, sisters Carole Marovich (Ron) of FL, Anita Groat of MN and sister in law Eunice of FL. He will be dearly missed by his many nephews and nieces, and by his loving companion midnight, who he loved to spoil with treats. Michael is preceded in death by brothers AL and Jerry, and sister Linda Fitzer.
Michael made his career as a golf pro in Lake County, IL. He loved everything golf. He was a devoted fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, and was looking forward to watching them win the superbowl this year.
Michael proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era (7 years) and was happy to be stationed in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Michael was a generous and kind man who would go out of his way to help anyone in need, never expecting anything in return. He will be eternally missed by family and many special friends.