Michael J. O'Doherty

September 26, 1952 ~ June 4, 2021 (age 68)


Michael Joseph O’Doherty

Tuscon, AZ

His Legacy… Michael O’Doherty, 68, passed away June 4, 2021.  He was born on September 26, 1952, in Ann Arbor, MI to Gerald O’Doherty and Lena (Strong) O’Doherty.  Mike was a 1970 graduate of Dexter High school where he played football and wrestled.  Most recently, he enjoyed spending time and traveling with his son and grandson, Braxton.

His Family… Mike will be missed by his son Justin (Diana) O’Doherty, grandson, Braxton; brother, Patrick O’Doherty, brother in law, Ronald Tart; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Lena; sisters, Michele Tart and Peggy Curts, and brother in law James Curts.

His Farewell… Mike’s Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 1:00PM at the Elk’s Lodge, Howell, MI.  Please leave a message of comfort for Mike’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Community Gathering
June 12, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Elk's Lodge
2830 Grand River
Howell, MI 48843