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Michael F. Halacka

January 26, 1945 May 7, 2021
Michael F. Halacka
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Obituary for Michael F. Halacka

Michael F. Halacka of Bloomfield Hills passed away on May 7, 2021. He was 76 years old. Michael was born January 26, 1945 in Berwyn, Illinois to Frank Halacka and Val (nee Vlcek).

Mike was a Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineer who worked at McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis before moving to the Detroit and Toledo areas to begin his career in the automotive industry for the Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, and Magna where he worked hard to become a highly respected leader and Engineering Manager. Known as the “Car Guy”, Mike was a member of the Downriver Corvette Club and restored classic sports cars. He was an avid downhill skier, rock and roll music fanatic, and dog lover.

Mike is survived by his wife Shon (nee Stoliker) and children, Michael, Christina (Thomas) Jackson, and Kelly (Michael) Gilkey. He is also survived by his twin sister, Marlene Halacka, and his grandchildren: Joseph, Kaylee, Tennyson, Alexander, and John.

Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) on Wednesday, May 12th from 4-8pm. A funeral will be held at Northbrook Presbyterian Church, 22055 W. Fourteen Mile Road, Beverly Hills on Thursday, May 13th at 10:30am. Friends may visit at church beginning at 10am. His final resting place will be in Franklin Cemetery. Reservations are required to attend at church. To attend, please call the church office at 248-642-0200. The funeral will also be live-streamed at the link below:

https://youtu.be/2mLXgzm_lNc

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Dorothy and Peter Brown Center, 29699 Southfield Road, Southfield, Michigan 48076.

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