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Fergusson, Sr., Michael J. -

Michael J. Fergusson, Sr.

Otsego - Mike passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at his home in Otsego. He was born June 5, 1959 in Plainwell the son of Robert and Mary Ellen (Sornbury) Fergusson-Woodstock. Mike was an Otsego High School graduate. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at bases in Marquette; Phoenix, Arizona; Ramstein, Germany and Champagne, Illinois. Mike had worked in security for department stores in California. After returning to Michigan he had been a manager at Coleman Rent to Own and had also sold advertising for businesses throughout Southwest Michigan. In his spare time he enjoyed watching the deer in his backyard, playing the lottery, collecting old coins and spending time with his friends and neighbors. Mike was a member of the Otsego VFW Post #3030. He had married Denise Midose in Otsego. Surviving are his children, Heather Fergusson-Lincoln and Michael Fergusson Jr.; grandchildren, Olivia and Colton; his mother; sister, Laura Riddell; his ex-wife, Denise Lincoln; nieces, Wendy White, Krista White and Tara Sweet and nephew, Ryan Sweet. He was preceded in death by his father and siblings, Karen and Steve. Cremation has taken place. Burial of ashes will take place at 11:00A.M., Monday, February 11, 2019 at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego. A reception in honor of Mike will follow at Baraga Manor in the Community Room. Contributions in memory of Mike may be made to Otsego VFW Post #3030 or to Baraga Manor Resident Council. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078