Michael Czar

Michael F. Czar, 89, of Blissfield, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at his home.

Born October 6, 1923, in Akron, Ohio, he was one of the 10 children of Peter and Mary Czar.

He was married to Erma Davis who preceded him in death.

Michael was serving in the United States Navy in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked.  He continued his naval career as a pilot, flying with the Blue Angels. After retiring from the military, he worked for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, where he retired with many years of service.

Michael was a very loving and caring person. He liked helping others, and would often work on cars for his friends and family.  He also enjoyed collecting toy cars.

Family meant everything to Michael. He will be greatly missed by those surviving including his children, Candace (Ronald) Harrell of Blissfield; and Ronald (Molly) Czar of California; 7 grandchildren, Shelly, Brenda, Teri, Melissa, Rhonda, Brent and Kim; 16 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Laurie Nicochea, and 9 siblings.

The funeral service for Michael was held Friday, December 28, 2012, at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield.

Contributions in memory of Michael may be made to the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences are welcome at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com.