Michael P. Burke

November 29, 1943February 8, 2014

Michael P. Burke was born on November 29, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan. He passed away on February 8, 2014 in Livonia, Michigan at the age of 70.

Michael was a proud first generation Irishman, son of the late Thomas and Mary (née O'Keeffe of County Clare. Beloved husband to Nancy (née Bauer). Devoted father of Michael (Elizabeth) of Chicago, Illinois and Erin (Daniel) Furtado of Pueblo, Colorado. He will also be remembered by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

In memory of Michael your memory your blood donation to the Red Cross is appreciated.

"And on the 8th day God created Police Officers"

A Committal Service with Military Honors will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday February 12, 2014 at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery (Beech and Ten Mile Rd) in Southfield.

Arrangements entrusted to the Harry J Will Funeral Home in Livonia.


  • Comittal Prayers with Military Honors Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Mike Brennan

February 15, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers go to the family. We were sorry to miss the funeral. May he rest in peace.
-Michael, Lisa, Delia and Patrick Brennan

James Garred

February 14, 2014

A great Police Officer and a better man. Rest in peace.
From an old scout car partner.

February 13, 2014

Mike was a caring and kind person to all. Always helping others...the best neighbor we have ever had! Our deepest sympathy. May wonderful memories of Mike forever be in your hearts.
Ed , Michelle Salah & Family

February 12, 2014

Nancy, Mike was always very fun and loving toward all of us Bauer kids and we all will miss him very much. I am so sorry for your loss along with Michael and Erin. My prayers are with you. Much love, Carol

February 11, 2014

Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Mike will be missed by many. Love ,Aunt Kitty

February 11, 2014

Dearest Nancy, we are so sorry to hear Mike passed away. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy. Love Tony and Maureen

Bill & Sue Morris

February 11, 2014

Very sorry to hearing about Mike's passing. We worked together for 25 years, always remember him as being a great guy, pleasant to be around, and an excellent policeman. He will be missed, you have our deepest sympathy.

Brian Bauer

February 11, 2014

Nancy and condolences during your time of sorrow. I always enjoyed Mike's company and sense of humor. Mike's in a better place now....God bless.

February 11, 2014

Dear Nancy & Family, Michael was a fine hard working police officer, a good man, and my friend. Please accept my sincere sympathy for his loss. You are in my prayers. Doug Smith LPD Retired

Dolores & John Hillen

February 10, 2014

Nancy, Mike & Erin,
Sincere condolences. Your are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
We have many happy memories of Michael
Dolores & John