Michael was married on January 4, 1979 to Elane Foertsch. They just celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary. He was retired from IUOE Local 181. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, four- wheeler riding and being with his family.
Surviving is his wife, Elane Tyree of Grandview; children, Michael Dana (Janelle) Tyree of Ferdinand, Travis (Kryshale) Tyree of New Boston, Joe (Angela) Tyree of Villa Rica, GA, Jeanne (Chris) Irwin of Springfield, MO and Marta (Kipp) Koonce of Granger, IN; sisters, Jan Connell of Brownstown, Linda Pennington and Jill Kluender, both of Mitchell, Kay Leinart and Judy Parr, both of Seymour; brothers, John Tyree of Orleans, Greg, Jack and Jeff Tyree of Mitchell; ten grandchildren
A Life Celebration will begin at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, with visitation from 2:00- 6:00 P.M. Pastor Rodger Davis will officiate.
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