Priem, Michael (Mike) John 73, passed away Sunday, February 14th, 2021. He was a son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, cousin, uncle and friend. Mike was born on July 3, 1947 in Minneapolis and lived his life in Minnesota. He spent his entire career dedicated to and passionate about his work in the electrical union. Mike loved to bowl, fish, hunt, play cards, tinker in the garage, but his favorite past time was golf. Mike is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna; children, Jaque Bethke, Lori (Wade) Stottler, Michael (Dawn) Priem, and Ginny Priem; daughter-in-law, Carol; his grandchildren, Aaron Bethke, Cassandra Bethke, Jessica Akes Jurmu, Cory Anderson, Jacob Stottler, Brandon Stottler, Guy Priem and Alexa Priem; several great grandchildren; his siblings Roxanne Shaughnessy, Linda Boline, Cheryl Vesovich and Bill Sufficool. He will be deeply missed by all. Mike is preceded in death by his grandparents; his parents; his siblings, Bruce Priem and Mary Yurkew, and his son, William Todd Akes. Visitation Friday, February 19, 2021 10- 11AM with a private family celebration to honor and celebrate his life at 11 AM all at Dare’s Funeral Home 805 Main St. NW Elk River, MN. 55330 Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorials to Donna. If you prefer to make a donation in Mike’s honor, in lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to the American Heart Association. (heart.org) Arr. Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212 www.daresfuneralservice.com
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