Dennis M. “Mike” Trombley

Died July 20, 2018


Dennis Michael Trombley, 61, of Standish passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by his loved ones, after a short battle with cancer.

He was born March 31, 1957, in Bay City to the late Elmer T. and Dorthea Olive (Badour) Trombley. Mike was a lifelong resident of the Standish area. After graduating from Au Gres-Sims High School in 1975, he attended trade school for welding. He worked for Dobson Heavy Haul. Mike joined Iron Workers Local 25. After his retirement he enjoyed making boilers and working for Bilacic Trucking. Mike enjoyed his hunting trips to Wyoming and was a NASCAR enthusiast, especially Dale Earnhardt. He enjoyed his time at Camp Albert and his time working in his garage fixing anything that everyone else broke. Mike enjoyed having a good cold beer whenever he could.

Surviving Mike are his two daughters, Tiffany (John) Pena and Tasha (Kyle) Trombley-Robertson; and his grandchildren, Emma, JJ and Jameson Pena, Harper Robertson, and Chloe, Keyarra and Ameliah Hewitt. Mike is survived by his eight siblings, Vicki (Terry) Whitney, Rose (Don) Langdon, Ed (Iryna) Trombley, Janet (Wayne) Ensign, Rebecca (Bob) Colburn, Karen Trombley, Pat (Cindy) Trombley and Doug (Amy) Trombley; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his companion, Rachael Lutze, and her children, Heather (Chris) Hewitt and Jordan Lutze.

Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Au Gres. According to Mike’s wishes, cremation will follow the funeral Mass. The family greeted family and friends from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home, Standish, where a prayer service was held at 6 p.m. He will lie in state at St. Mark’s Catholic Church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of Mass at 11 a.m.


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