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Michael D Niesen

Obituary for Michael D Niesen

April 29, 1942 - July 19, 2021
Fox Lake, Illinois | Age 79


Michael D. Niesen, age 79, of Fox Lake, passed away Monday afternoon, July 19, 2021, at Providence Rehab and Nursing Home in Downers Grove.
Michael was born April 29, 1942, in Woodstock, the son of Clarence and Marie Niesen.

Mike, was affectionately as "Captain Mike" spent 30 years working at Fox Lake Harbor Marina. He loved boating on the Chain o' Lakes. Mike owned 19 boats during his life, several of which were race boats. He raced as a member of the Great Lakes Boat Club. Prior to the marine industry, he owned an excavating Company. He also enjoyed fishing with his friends, especially ice fishing. Mike was a diehard Cubs fan listening to games on the radio till the end. The Chain will sorely miss Captain Mike!

He is survived by his sister; Sally (Ron) Glosson, his brother Pat (Tammy) Niesen, his nephews Matt (Erin) Glosson, Chris Niesen, and nieces Julie (Mark) Owczarzack, Robyn (Tim) Glosson Hall and Katie Niesen, as well as several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 3-6 P.M., at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. A memorial Service will start at 5 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Michael's name to the American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Road, Ste. 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

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