1947 Michael 2020

Michael Nafziger

December 25, 1947 — January 16, 2020

Hudson - Michael K. Nafziger, 72, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at 1:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at his home.

Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Hudson Christian Church in Hudson. A funeral service will follow at 4:30 p.m. at the church with Pastor Brandon Current officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the Bloomington-Normal American Legion Honor Guard.

Cremation rites will be accorded after the funeral service. There will be a private interment at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Downs at a later date. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Michael K. Nafziger Memorial Fund c/o IAA Credit Union, 808 IAA Drive, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 for his Grandchildren's Education Fund.

Mike was born to Eileen J. (Johnson) and William D. Nafziger, Sr. on December 25, 1947 in Bloomington, Illinois. He married Anita L. Simpson on August 2, 1968 in Downs.

Surviving are his wife, Anita Nafziger of Hudson; three sons, Christopher (Cindy), Darby (Fonda), and Matthew (Sarah); six grandchildren, Skylar, Storie, Amanda, Tommy, Tyler, and Luke; two brothers, William David, Jr. (Linda), and Thomas; and his special, favorite aunt, Beverly Haney Miller.

Mike played football for Bloomington High School, attended Illinois State University, and served in the US Army as a Military Police Officer at West Point, New York with an honorable discharge in 1971 with the rank of Sgt. E5. Even though he was not stationed overseas in wartime, he proudly served his country as a US citizen/serviceman. After service, Mike worked as a roofer for Acme Roofing and SheetMetal, Co; he and his two brothers bought the company in 1983 and Mike served as President until his retirement in 2007.

He was a member of BPOE 281 Elks Lodge, the American Legion Post 931 of Towanda, a Master Mason of Bloomington Masonic Lodge #43, and a member of Hudson Christian Church.


JAN 18. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Hudson Christian Church
301 East Clinton Street
Hudson, IL 61748

Funeral Service

JAN 18. 4:30 PM (CST)

Hudson Christian Church
301 East Clinton Street
Hudson, IL 61748

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