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Michael Woolsey Obituary


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“Dear Tina and family, My prayers are with you all. Please know im here for you. ...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: vickie williams - dowagiac, MI

“You was like another father to me. If i was sad or not havin a good day i would just go see you and i would cry because u would always pick on me or...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Connie Sisk - South bend , IN

“Mike was a great man! Nobody knew how to make me smile like he did. He could bring me up in downs and would make me laugh so hard it hurt. No matter...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Shalayne Sisk - South Bend, IN

“Gonna miss you bro! Thinking of you Tina and kids!! You're with mom and dad now, Tell them hi for me !!! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: scott woolsey - jasper, IN

“he will be so mess by all of his friends and family. am sorry for you lost at least he is in a good place where his pains are gone for good ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: denise lear ronald king dee hann todd pond kevin milliken, jr jo - MI

“Michael was a patient of mine in the hospital that I forever will remember. He was a special person who loved his wife and family dearly. My thoughts...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Melinda - Niles, MI - friend

“My prayers are with the Woolsey Family ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Darlene Thomas - Dowagiac, MI

“Thank you so much for our wonderful sons, Jonathan and Eric. Rest in Peace I know GOD is with you now. You will be missed, But not forgotton. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Darlene Thomas - Dowagiac, MI

“GREAT GUY, GOOD FRIEND ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: ANDY JOHNSON - DECATUR , MI

“For Tina and the kids: I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Mike was a great person and I'm glad I got to meet him...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Snapp - Marion, IN

“Mike you will be well missed by all. The girls adored you and will miss you very much! My thoughts are with the kids at this time. We loved you very...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Crystal Fletcher

“We met Mike and the boys when Johnathan and Eric and our Steve all played T-ball. We have had alot of fun watching each others families grow and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Carolyn and James Mosier - MI

“Tina I'm so Sorry For Your Lost my Prayer's Are With You And The Family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Freeman - Eau Claire, MI

“Tina im so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family at this time. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Virginia Szymanowski - Dowagiac, MI


Michael's life began on August 18, 1961 in Kokomo, IN; the son of David and Marilyn Jean (Roach) Woolsey. He was employed as an automotive mechanic. Michael was united in marriage to the former Tina Polmanteer Yakim in 2003 in Cassopolis, MI. He lived his life for his children and his family. His loving family includes his wife Tina Woolsey of Dowagiac, children Jonathan (Courtney) Woolsey of Dowagiac, Eric (Ashley) Woolsey of South Bend, Barry Yakim, Jr. of Dowagiac, Ashley Woolsey, David M. Woolsey and Special Son Steven Yakim, all of Dowagiac, grandchildren Dezirae, Savannah and Adlyn, brothers Ed and Scott (Marilyn) Woolsey, sister Missy (John) Sowders, step mother Laurie Woolsey and several aunts, uncles, nephews and a niece. Michael passed away on Sunday March 25, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and family. His family will gather with friends on Friday from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at Yazel & Clark Chapel where her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday led by Pastor Stacy Wilder. He will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery. Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the family in care of Tina Woolsey. Please sign his guestbook and leave a memory of Michael at www.yazel-clark.com