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Michael Gottlieb

March 30, 1942 — December 28, 2023


Michael Richard Gottlieb passed away peacefully at his home on December 28, 2023. Mike was born in Chicago on March 30, 1942, to the son of Harry Gottlieb and Marion Cebulka. He graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School. Mike was the owner of the former Green List Auto Parts Incorporated in Three Rivers.

Surviving is Mike’s wife Anita, of 54 years and his daughters, Tiara McKay and Shalon Sullivan, along with six grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Mike was preceded in his passing by his parents and 3 siblings: Ilene Higley, Norman Gottlieb, Sharyn Mussulman, and half-sister Nadeen Pisha. He has several nieces and nephews.

Mike was an honorable man with many talents, from reconstructing vehicles, woodworking, welding, to pretty much anything that needed repairing. His mind was creative, and his abilities were endless.

In accordance with Mike’s wishes, cremation has taken place, and an informal memorial will be held this summer. Memorial contributions can be made to Centrica Care Hospice or the ASPCA.

While visiting Mike’s webpage at please sign the guestbook and/or share a memory with the family.

The family is being assisted by the Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand St. in Schoolcraft. 269 679-5622 


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