Jun 07, 1963 - Aug 24, 2021


June 07, 1963 - August 24, 2021


With heavy hearts, we are sharing the news of the passing of our beloved brother, Michael. We will miss him forever.

Michael Jeffrey Woods, 58, of Midland, passed away Tuesday morning, August 24, 2021 at U.P. Health System-Marquette. He was born on June 7, 1963 in Midland, a son of the late Duane and Patricia (Ames) Woods and was a graduate of Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan in 1981. After high school he attended a bible college.

Michael possessed a great love for and supported mission work. He lived a life of adventure, family and dreams. In his free time he loved to hunt for morel mushrooms and spend time in nature, particularly on the water. He also enjoyed canning. He was very quick witted.

Survivors include sister, Marcia; a brother, Jim (Deb); nieces, Ginger, Trisha, Hunter, and Dorothy; nephews, Jim and Matthew; special cousins, Beth and Val; also many other extended family and friends. Preceding him in death besides his parents was a brother, Duane Woods, Jr.

A celebration of Michael's life will take place at the Cedar River Chapel, 2766 S. River Road, Beaverton, MI 48612 on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 3:00 in the Afternoon with Rev. Troy Lusk officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Wears Valley Ranch, Sevierville, TN whose mission supports Christian homes, education and counseling to children in crisis situations. [email protected]

Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting Michael's family where memories may be shared at www.canalefuneral.com

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Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedar River Chapel

2766 S. River Road
Beaverton, MI 48612

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Celebration of Life
Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Cedar River Chapel

2766 S. River Road
Beaverton, MI 48612

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