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Obituary for Michael Anthony Apple

Michael A. Apple, 46, of St. Joseph, passed away on May 22, 2020.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 11AM, at North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma, with Father James Adam officiating. In respect with social distancing, we ask those in attendance to stay by their vehicles during the graveside service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army Men’s Shelter- Benton Harbor or The Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen, both at 233 Michigan St., Benton Harbor, MI 49022. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services.

Michael was born on December 3, 1973 in Kalamazoo. He attended Lake Michigan Catholic grade school and then Coloma High School.

Michael is survived by his parents, Carol Baratta of Bath, MI and Wayne (Lois) Apple of Mississippi; son Michael Bailey; sister Beth (Tim) Place of Perry, MI; nephews Calhoun & Raylan Place; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.