Sep 10, 1966 - Apr 28, 2022


September 10, 1966 - April 28, 2022


Michael A. Gannon, 55, of St. Paul, MN, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at his home.

Mike was born on September 10, 1966 in Marquette to William and Jean (Lovely) Gannon. He was a 1985 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and a 1987 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

After graduating from the Culinary Institute, Mike returned to Marquette where he was employed at the Garden Room Restaurant. During that time he also finished his Associates Degree at Northern Michigan University. Over the years, Mike was employed for a number of years at several restaurants as a chef in the Twin City area of Minnesota. In his later years Mike worked as a maintenance worker at various hotels in the Twin City area and also worked part time driving school buses.

In his free time, Mike enjoyed working out at the gym and going to deer camp. He also loved spending time with his cats.

Survivors include his beloved mother, Jean Gannon of Marquette; six siblings, John Gannon of Boca Raton, FL, Lisa Gannon of Meredith, CO, Dennis "Toby" (Amber) Gannon of Longwood, FL, Emily Gannon of Minneapolis, MN, Pat (Mary) Gannon of Eagan, MN, Daniel Gannon of Marquette; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his father, William K. Gannon; a brother, Timothy Jon Gannon and a sister-in-law, Laura Gannon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 14 at 2 p.m. in St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. Gregory Heikkala officiating. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed at: https://my.gather.app/remember/michael-gannon
The Gannon family will greet relatives and friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Mass in the church on Saturday. There will be luncheon in the St. Michael Gymnasium following the mass. Burial will take place after the luncheon in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Michael Catholic Church Memorial Fund, 401 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette, MI 49855 or to UPAWS, PO Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855 in Michael's memory.

Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Gannon family where memories may be shared at canalefuneralcom.

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Sat, May 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

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Sat, May 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm
St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

Michael's Funeral Mass will be live streamed at: my.gather.app/remember/michael-gannon

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