Michael James Ryan 62, of Nokomis, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at his home in Nokomis.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday Sept. 16, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis with full military rites. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home, Nokomis with Masonic Rites at 7 p.m.
The son of Willard James and Bess (Dvorak) Ryan, he was born Sept. 26, 1956, in Chicago. He married Lois Porter, Lisa Jewell then Robin Hunter.
Mr. Ryan was owner and operator of Ryan's Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical for 28 years. He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. He was a member of A.F. & A.M. Nokomis Masonic Lodge #456, serving as Master several years, and had been a member of the Nokomis Rotary Club.
He is survived by his mother Bess; wife Robin of Collinsville; stepchildren Mackenzie Hunter and Joshua Hunter; two nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his father, brother Patrick John Ryan, and a nephew.
Memorials may be given to St. Louis School or Shriners Hospital for Children.