Michael Frederick Jansen, age 72, of Auburn Hills went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 23, 2022. He was born on March 5, 1950 in Pontiac, Michigan to Leslie and Lorraine Jansen. He later married Kathy Jansen on February 17, 1973. Together they built a home in Auburn Hills and were active in the local community. Mike was a classic car aficionado, a handyman, a bargain hunter, a member of Auburn Hills Fire Department’s Station 2 for almost 20 years, a member of St. John Fisher Chapel and a retiree of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital where he worked for 44 years in their materials management department. Mike enjoyed travelling across the country as a child to Baltimore to visit family, as a father for family vacations, and with his wife, Kathy, to wherever their wanderlust led them. Above all, Mike enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.
Mike is survived by his children: Jessica (John) Katers and Eric (Kelly) Jansen; his grandchildren: Adam, Leah, and Kai; his siblings & sibling-in-laws: Bill Jansen, Tom (Jackie) Jansen, Jeff Jansen, Sandy Delisle, and Russ White; and many cherished nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Kathy, and his parents.