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Albert " Mike " Michael Stock

March 15, 1933 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 89)
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Mike Stock held many titles, he was a brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin, mentor, and to all a friend. He was so loved by his family and friends, and he did
not die alone because that is not the way he lived his life. He spent his final hours the night of September 16, 2022 celebrating his granddaughter’s wedding at the Henry Ford Museum amongst his family and friends. In the early hours of September 17, 2022, Mike passed away at the hospital due to heart failure at the age of 89 years old.


Mike was born March 15,1933 in Cambridge, Ohio to Albert E. and Sarah Catherine Stock. After his father’s death in 1938, he was moved to the St. Vincent DePaul home of the Heinrich Family
in Webberville, Michigan.  He remained with the Heinrich family for the remainder of his childhood until his graduation in 1951 from Fowlerville High School. He stayed with the
Heinrichs during this time, helping with their farm and making lifelong relationships and memories. Following graduation, he moved to Detroit where he attended the Ford Motor Company Trade School and learned the trade of Tool and Die Engineering.

On February 8th, 1958 he married the love of his life, Barbara Pipoly at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Fowlerville, Michigan.


He was a tool and die maker for 10 years, and a plant / manufacturing engineer for 35 years. During the course of his career he worked for Utilex and Stanley Tools in Fowlerville and after
closing went to work for Magnetek until he retired in 1998..  In addition to his work career, he was also very active in his community and church.* He served in the Military 5th Army Engineers
in 1957. He was a CCD teacher for 15 years for High School Students at St. Agnes Church in addition to being a Lector for 45 years and Eucharistic Minister.   He also served his community
as a Fowlerville Board of Education Member for 8 years, Village of Fowlerville council trustee for 15 years, and was currently serving on the Planning Commission and had been for 10 years.
He is survived by his wife Barbara (Pipoly) Stock of 64 years, daughter Barbara (Mike) Hart, Son, Michael J. (Cris) Stock, grandchildren, Adam Stock, Emily (Nathan) Dumminger, Mia
Stock, Dr. Katherine (Glen) Hartman, Michelle Hart, and great grandson, Lucas Michael Hartman. He is also survived by one brother; David “Tom” (Edna) Stock of McColl, South
Carolina and many nieces and nephews.

Mike was an avid outdoorsman, He loved hunting, fishing, and boating. His favorite times were spent outdoors, no matter the season. He loved spending time with his family at his cottage in
Indian River.

He was a selfless man that asked for nothing but gave everything.  No person was a stranger and he could talk with anyone.

Visitation will be Wednesday September 21, 2022 from 4 - 8pm with a rosary at 7p.m at Herrmann Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be at 11:00 am on Thursday September 22, 2022with visitation from 10:00-11:00 prior to the mass at St. Agnes Parish in Fowlerville, MI

Donations in his memory may be made to

     Livingston County Catholic Charities  2020 E. Grand River St  104  Howell, MI..  48843


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Herrmann Funeral Home
1005 E. Grand River
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

7:00 PM
Herrmann Funeral Home
1005 E. Grand River
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
855 E. Grand River
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Funeral Mass
Thursday
September 22, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
855 E. Grand River
Fowlerville, MI 48836

Committal
Thursday
September 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Fowlerville, MI 48836

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