Mike was born on January 25, 1945 in Mendon to Clifford and Jane (Truckey) Bingaman.
Living for many years in LaGrange County, he worked at Burr Oak Tool and Gauge in Sturgis for 28 years. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed doing wood working. He loved his bourbon and his cigars.
Surviving is his significant other of 37 years, Betty Thomas of LaGrange; his three daughters, Stacy (David) Hofmeister of Grand Ledge, MI, Kay (David) Backstrom of Saranac, MI, and Carrie (Paul Kruszka) Bingaman of White Pigeon; his step-children, Jim Thomas of White Pigeon, Cindy (Daniel) Pack of Howe, and Brad (Raeann) Thomas of Schoolcraft; ten grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe (Patty) Bingaman of Mendon; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Mike in death were his parents, and five brothers, Donald, Clifford, Richard, and Patrick Bingaman.
According to Mike’s wishes, cremation will take place and a privately family gathering will be held.
Memorials may be made to Parkview Home Health and Hospice.
Arrangements by Frurip-May Funeral Home.