Michael Lee Furgeson, age 57 of Maxbass, died Friday at a Minot hospital. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm at the Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau.
Michael Lee Furgeson, a son of Richard Furgeson and Patricia Johnson, was born on September 2, 1955 at the US Naval Hospital in Corona, CA. He graduated from Burbank High School in Burbank, CA in 1973. Michael moved to Washington State in 1975 and began working for Evergreen Utilities. He worked there until moving to North Dakota in 2004. He worked on the construction of Wal-Mart in Minot. He also worked in Deering and Glenburn.
In his free time, Michael enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by his father, Richard (Bette) Furgeson of Maxbass; mother, Patricia Busler of Tucson, AZ; Brothers, James (Rene) Furgeson of Mansfield, GA, Terry (Donna) Miller of Hawaii, Don (Sherrie) Miller of Anchorage, AK, and Dan (Linda) Miller of Burlington, ND; sisters, Sheryl (Jon) Thompson of Lake Stevens, WA and Wanda Miller of Snohomish, WA; special friends, Dave and Kate Zeltinger of Glenburn; several nieces and nephews and his faithful dog, Mort.
In addition to his grandparents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Lorene Furgeson and Joanne Blomberg and a nephew, Mathew Blomberg.
Arrangements were with Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Friends may sign the online register book at www.nerofuneralhome.net