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Michael Higgins

June 25, 1950 — June 24, 2023

Bellevue

Michael "Mikey" Higgins, 72, of Bellevue, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on June 25, 1950 to Billie and Doris (Everett) Higgins in Battle Creek. Michael worked as a Clerk for Canadian National Railroad in Battle Creek, retiring in 2010.

Michael was a 1968 graduate of Bellevue High School. On November 22, 1969 he married Marilyn Burkart in Bellevue.

Michael was a long-time member of the Battle Creek Eagles, the PNA Club in Battle Creek and the Barry County 4-H. He enjoyed bowling at M-66 Lanes, golfing mainly at Marywood Golf Course with the Bellevue league, watching TV especially Gunsmoke, hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, playing cards and going to the casino. He especially loved attending his grandchildren's sporting and school events.

Michael is survived by his loving spouse of 53 years Marilyn; his children, Scot (Sarah) Higgins of Bellevue and Jennifer (Dennis) Dingman of Bellevue; his grandchildren, James (Shannon) Angus, Cole (Sierra) Madry, Ryan Madry, Joseph Madry, Gabrielle Higgins and Everett Dingman; his great grandson, Sawyer Angus and his sister Barbara (Don) Chase.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2023, from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Bellevue First Baptist Church, 122 S. Main St. Bellevue, Michigan 49021 with the memorial service to follow at 4:00 pm at the church with Pastor Don Francis officiating. Burial will take place at Bell Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bellevue Fire Department or the Baseline 4-H Club-Bellevue.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 205 N. Elizabeth St., Bellevue, Michigan 49021. Please visit https://www.kempffuneralhome.com to view the online obituary, to sign the online guest book or to leave the family condolences.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, July 8, 2023

2:30 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bellevue First Baptist Church (St. Bellevue, Michigan)

122 South Main Street, Bellevue, MI 49021

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bellevue First Baptist Church

122 South Main Street, Bellevue, MI 49021

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