Michael H."Shorty" Shreve, 70 of Marshall died on Friday February 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family following a long illness.
Mike was born on January 10, 1951 in Marshall to Levi "Jack" and Valda (Yost) Shreve. He graduated from Marshall High School in 1969. Mike served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam from 1969-1973 as a tail gunner on a medivac helicopter. In May 1982 married Christy Cook in Texas. She preceded him in death in 1986.
Mike worked for many years building grain elevators across the United States and overseas. Later he worked on small engines and motorcycles for several years out of his garage. Mike was a member of the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club for several years, where he served as State President for 26 years. He enjoyed going fishing, working on his old Allis-Chalmers tractor, and spending time with his dogs.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Levi and Amanda Shreve; siblings Vickie West and Jodie Henrichs; several family members of the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Christie Shreve.
Visitation will take place 4-8pm on Wednesday February 17, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 723 US Hwy 27 N Marshall MI 49068. Due to Covid19 there will be marked entrances and exits and the state mask and safety guidelines to be followed. Funeral services celebrating his life will take place at 11am on Thursday February 18, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 723 US Hwy 27 N Marshall MI 49068. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions are requested to the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club or to Disabled American Veterans. Leave a personal message for the family, sign the online guestbook, and view his funeral service at https://www.kempffuneralhome.com
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Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club
Disabled American Veterans Association
PO Box 4146, Battle Creek MI 49017