PETZLER, Michael Mar 27, 2021

TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Michael Thomas Petzler, Sr., passed away March 27, 2021 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
Michael was born and raised in Troy, New York.
After graduating high school, Michael went on to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War.
When Michael returned home from the war, he married Phyllis Catherine Darmetko, his wife of 51 years. Together they raised four children.
After the birth of their first child, they decided to move to Traverse City. He was happy to be in a place where the fishing was good.
Michael will always be greatly loved by his family.
He was a hard worker, dependable, respectable and the best husband, brother, father and grandpa that any of us could have ever asked for.
Michael always liked to make jokes and play pranks; he always made sure that if you knew him, you were laughing.
In his free time, Michael loved watching the birds, listening to music, fishing and playing with his dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Darmetko) Petzler; his siblings; his children, Michael (Carrie) Petzler Jr., Kimberlee Petzler, Andrew Petzler; and five grandchildren, Darin Antoine, Alex Antoine, Michelle Nolan, AnnaLaura Petzler and Michael Petzler III.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Catherine (McCabe) Petzler; and his beloved daughter, Jennifer (Petzler) Antoine.
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