The firstborn child of Neoma and Donald Sutton, was born in Spokane November 22, 1943.
He graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1962.
Mike was an avid hunter in his earlier years.
After his early retire- ment from the Teamsters, he enjoyed fishing, morning coffee with friends and going to Garfield Bay on Lake Pend Oreille.
He was a loving husband, father, brother and friend.
Michael passed away March 28, 2014 and is survived by his wife and best friend, Jackie; children: Michael Sutton, Carla Carson, Lei Lani (Wade) Ingebritsen, Michelle Sutton, Michael Dennis, Michelle Greene (Brian), Bill (Brenda) Braten and 18 grandchildren.
Siblings: Patricia Martell, David Sutton, Donald Sutton and Joan Sullivan, and many nieces and nephews.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mark.
Mike was honored by family and a few closed friends gathered together to share memories, laughter and tears.
He was deeply loved and will be missed immensely.