Michael P. Krcatovich, 90
Michael P. Krcatovich, 90, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, surrounded by family. He was born on Sept. 22, 1928, in Chicago, Ill. to Peter and Matija (Kovacevich) Krcatovich.
Mike married Letha Sanders in 1954 and after his service in the United States Army, settled down to farm just south of Hopkins. Mike worked as a machinist and union steward at the Crescent Pipe and Nipple Co. from which he retired in 1990.
Mike was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for more than 80 years, belonged to the fraternal order of the Knights of Columbus and served as an usher and Eucharistic Minister. He served the poor and needy through several organizations, the Holy Name Society, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and the Good Samaritan.
He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports and coached many baseball and softball teams throughout the years. He was also an avid camper and fisherman.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; his brother John (Florence) Krcatovich; and his sisters, Rose (Leo) Krause, Mary (Gerald) Solberg and Anna (Rudy) Palenick.
Mike is survived by Letha, his wife of 64 years; his children, Mike (Joanne) Krcatovich, Linnette (Tim) Krcatovich, Janet (Scott) Storey, Linda Krcatovich, Lisa (Kevin) Sheaffer, Tony Krcatovich and Matt (Mindy) Krcatovich; 16 beloved grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; 11 step-great-grandchildren; and his much loved Miss Kitty.
Friends may meet with the family on Monday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, where the Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Simon Manjooran, Celebrant. Interment will be at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.