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May 18, 1943 - October 22, 2023

A service in witness to Mike’s life and faith will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. noon at Calvary Bible Church East, 5495 East Main St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one and a half hours prior to the service at the church beginning at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be given to Centrica Care Navigators, in c/o the funeral home.

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Age 80, passed away Sunday afternoon October 22, 2023. Mike was born in Hancock County, OH, on May 18, 1943, the son William Lewis and Marjorie Joan (Williams) Densham. On July 27, 1991, in Crane Park he married Frances Baker who survives him. Mike was an avid pilot. Whenever the sky was blue he would say, “It’s a beautiful day to fly.” He had learned to fly while he was stationed in Alaska as a part of the U.S. Army, in which he was proud to serve. Mike was a long-standing career insurance agent in the area. He loved his John Deere tractor. Mike also enjoyed music, especially singing in church choirs. Mike was devoted to his Savior and Lord. His faith and family were most important to him. Besides his wife, Mike is survived by his children Jennifer (Steve) Henkel, Clinton (Deborah) Densham, John (Cathleen) Hoogenboom, Lorie (David) Cook, Elizabeth (Eric) Fenstermaker, Shelley (Roberts) Kengis; grandchildren, Alyssa, Adrienne, Ivan, Levi, Matthew, Lydia, Mary, William, Elijah, Ezekiel, Elliana, Ezra, Vija, Elanore; sister, Patricia (Gerald) Rintamaki; brothers, William (Terri) Densham, Mark (Sandy) Densham, Timothy (Tracy) Densham; several nieces and nephews; and countless friends. Mike was preceded in death by his parents.