Michael John Shanks, Jr., 36, Menominee, has been called home to the Lord July 8, 2021. He was born November 5, 1984, in Durham, N.C., to Sheila and Michael Shanks. Michael grew up in Jackson, Mich., where he enjoyed hockey, golf, water skiing, snow skiing, roller blading and paint ball. He attended Cranbrook High School and Lumen Christie High School and graduated from Kalamazoo College with a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics. Michael spent his later years in Menominee surrounded by many loving relatives. Michael enjoyed listening to music while taking car rides in the country and spending time with family.
Michael is survived by his parents: Sheila and Michael Shanks; brother, Riley Shanks; sister, Kelly Shanks; and the niece he adored, Lola Lemerond, along with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Shirley Shanks and Inez and John Hallfrisch.
Visitation will be held at CADIEU FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday July 14, 2021, from 2 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Brian Gerber presiding. Burial will follow in Stephenson Township Cemetery.