Michael L. Urai, age 64, of Zimmerman, MN, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, MN.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN.
A Social Gathering will take place immediately following the funeral at the American Legion, 108 - 1st Street NE, Little Falls.
Private interment will be at a later date in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Michael Lee Urai was born on February 11, 1951 in Little Falls, Minnesota the son of Reinhard Eva (Gronka) Urai. He attended school in Little Falls. He enlisted in the United States Army and served overseas in Korea. Following his military service, he returned home to Little Falls and worked at the Sanitary Bakery. The majority of his career was spent working at the Northern States Power plant in Becker. Mike also volunteered delivering meals for the Meals On Wheels program. Mike enjoyed fishing, colleting antiques, woodworking, restoring old gas pumps, and riding his Harley. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Eva Urai of Little Falls; children, Cory Urai of Bullhead City, AZ and Casey Urai of Murrieta, CA; significant other, Melissa Doschka of Zimmerman; brother, Joe Urai of Little Falls, sisters, Betty Smith of Iowa, and Barb Ringwelski of Little Falls; and grandchildren, Colton Stearns and Shawn Stearns.
Mike was preceded in death by his father, Reinhard (1993); sister, Mary Kuchinski (2015).