- Deceased's name: Michael James Gregoire
- Age: 42
- Date: June 27, 2012
Michael James Gregoire, age 42, of Shakopee, died on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at St. Gertrude's Health Center in Shakopee. Mike was born on October 27, 1969, in Norman, Oklahoma, the son of Bruce and Peggy (Schumacher) Gregoire. On August 17, 1996, he married Melissa Schettler in North Dakota.
Mike graduated from the University of North Dakota with a business degree. He was a Beta Theta Pi at UND. Most recently, Mike worked as a marketing manager for Acer. Prior to working for Acer, he worked at Best Buy for 13 years, where he made many good friends.
Being raised in North Dakota, Mike enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially pheasant hunting. His hobbies included baseball, basketball, golf, traveling and special trips to the BWCA. He enjoyed playing all kinds of games, and he played to win. Mike coached his children on many youth sports teams in Shakopee. Spending quality time with his family was very important to him.
Survived by wife, Melissa and their 3 children, Mason, McKenzie, Luke; parents, Bruce and Peggy of Thompson, ND; brother, Todd (Ruth) of Waconia, MN; grandmother, Veronica Gregoire of Grand Forks, ND; mother-in-law, Kay Schettler, of Bismarck, ND; many relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by grandparents, Robert Gregoire, Vernon and Donna Schumacher; father-in-law, Delbert Schettler.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 2, 2012, 11:00 AM at Church of St. Mark, 350 South Atwood Street, Shakopee. Officiating is the Reverend Peter Wittman. Honorary Pallbearers are Mike's Godchildren, Taylor Sivertson, Stephanie Gregoire, and Owen Schleppenbach. Pallbearers are Tim Sivertson, Dennis Drengson, Bruce Krings, Marty Breitbarth, Chuck Millis, and Dave Haider. Interment Tuesday 1:00 PM at St. Jude's Cemetery, Thompson, ND. All family and friends are welcome to attend the interment.
Visitation Sunday, July 1, 2012, from 3-8 PM, and Monday from 9:30-10:30 AM, at McNearney Funeral Home, 1220 E. 3rd Ave., Shakopee.
McNearney Funeral Home and Cremation Services (Map)
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