Michael Leon Seese

Michael Leon Seese, 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Ormond Beach, FL on December 5th, 2020.

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Michael Leon Seese

Michael Leon Seese, 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Ormond Beach, FL on December 5th, 2020.

Mike was born on October 1, 1935 in Detroit, MI to the late Russell and Helen Seese. He moved with his family to Ft. Lauderdale, FL in 1946.

He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Anthony Catholic Church and attended St. Anthony Parochial School. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and went on to the University of Florida. He served his country with distinction in the US Navy as a Petty Officer aboard the USS Princeton for it’s Far East Cruise in 1957-1958.

He was a member of the American Legion and worked many years in his profession as an Investigator.

Mike was known and loved for his strong faith and his strong devotion to his family. He was most proud of his four sons and was dedicated to spending time with them. His investment as an involved, caring father leaves a lasting legacy for his boys. He adored his grandchildren and was affectionately known as Grandpa, Grandpa Moosetach and Papa Mike.

Mike was the oldest brother to four sisters and cherished the time he spent laughing with them and their families.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Barbara Seese and sisters Margie Shaw and Leslee Hoover.

Mike is survived by his much loved and devoted wife, Margery Kostman and his sons Michael Seese (Briana), Charles Seese (Cherri), Russell Seese (Becky) and Ken Zimmerman. He also leaves behind grandchildren Sydney, Charlie, Jesse, Helen and Leo Seese and Kenny and Sophia Zimmerman, as well as sisters Marilyn Gitlin and Mary Muter (Gary) and many nieces and nephews. His sons are grateful for Mike’s stepchildren Vicki Hejny (John), Lori Benson, Douglas Benson and Melissa Biza (Charles) and their families, who showered him with love and attention until the end.

A memorial service will be held at a later time. 

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL or The American Cancer Society.



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