Passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Michael was born September 23, 1961 in Kalamazoo, MI the son of Richard and Carol (Pearson) Rife. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, doing projects around the house, and spending time with his family. He is survived by children, Christopher Rife, Jessica Rife, Preston Rife; a grandson, Owen Rife; brother and sisters, David Rife, Sue Rife, and Lisa Russell; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm Wednesday, November 15 at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick. Private interment will be at a later date. To view Michael's personalized guestbook please visit www.langelands.com.