Michael Lee Partridge passed away January 2, 2019

Michael Lee Partridge rejoined his Father in Heaven unexpectedly on January 2, 2019 at his home in Eau Claire, Michigan.

Mike was born in St. Joseph on May 12, 1955 at Memorial Hospital. He spent 40+ years as a proud semi-truck driver. His favorite things in life were his family, especially his grandchildren, whom he cherished and often watched. He also loved and adored his little dog, Charlie, who was his constant companion throughout his day. Mike loved his Diet Pepsi, Harley-Davidson, camping and most of all his perfectly manicured grass.

He was a faithful man, and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sodus. We will miss his phone calls, infectious sense of humor and his willingness to help at any time of need.

On August 27, 1977 he married Kim Bryant in St. Joseph at Grace Lutheran Church. Together they had two children. He retired in 2015 from YRC Trucking.

Survivors include his wife, Kim Partridge of 41 years. Children, Michael (Kris) Partridge II and Brittany (Derek) Riippa. He was PaPa to Connor, Avery, Emmercyn, baby F due in April, Chase, Colten, Laken, Jaiden, Eathen, and Kalen. He was brother to Pat (Valerie) Partridge and Cindy (Paul) Figel. He was also a beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He was proceeded in death by his parents Donald and Marie Partridge, in-laws Roy & Shirley Bryant and Sandy Bryant.

Funeral and cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Condolences may be left at www.starks-menchinger.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sodus or Michigan Lutheran High School.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2-5 at the Starks & Menchinger Chapel in St. Joseph, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Funeral services will be Monday, January 7, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sodus, 3713 Naomi Rd., Sodus, with Services at 11. Per Mike’s wishes cremation will take place following visitation.

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