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Obituary: Robert Lee Michael

Robert Lee Michael (1947-2022)

Robert Lee Michael was born to Howard and Loretta Michael August 7, 1947, in Joplin, Missouri, grew up in Ceres, California and made Maple Falls his home.

Robert passed away on April 2, 2022, in Sumas, Washington, after a motorcycle accident on Reese Hill Road (SR547) ended his final ride.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Sammy, parents, Howard and Loretta, and brothers, Howard and Jim Michael of Ceres.

He is survived by 3 children, Shawna Michael of Ceres, Bobby Michael of Modesto, California, and Nikki Solorio of Ceres as well as 11 grandkids and 12 great grandkids and his good friends, Dee, Randy and Julie.

Robert was a welder by trade but his biggest joy in life was music, especially the drums, and he was darn good at it. He also loved the sound of motorcycles, was an animal lover and he loved to play pranks on his brothers. Robert was a member of Chapter 58 of the Order of E Clampus Vitus.

Ride free and let the throttle be wide open.

Submitted by the family.

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