March 21, 1915 ~ December 10, 2002
Michael M. Lalich, 87, passed away December 10, 2002, preceded by his mother and father, brothers, Daniel and Peter Lalich; and sister, Mildred Pecovich. Michael is survived by his loving wife, Amelia; son, Lance (Loralyn) Lalich; daughter, D'Layne (Chet)Easton; grandson, Cortney; granddaughter, Sasha; brother, Robert (Verna) Lalich. Michael will be fondly remembered by brothers and sisters-in-law, Flora Lalich, Dan Knez, Mary Dunn, and Bobby E. and Sally Cowden; as well as many nieces and nephews. Michael was a graduate of Central High School, later employed by the CF&I Corporation as a Combustion Engineer, was Sales Manager for Newton Lumber Company, and retired after twenty years as a self-employed Insurance Claims Adjuster. Michael held a life membership in the Pueblo B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 90, was a member of South Pueblo Lodge #31, AF&AM, belonged to the Southern Colorado Consistory as Past Wise Master KCCH, was a member of the Al Kaly Temple AAONMS, held membership in the Pueblo Aerie #145 Eagles, and was past President of the Pueblo Kiwanis Club. Michael said on many occasions 'I have had a wonderful life with no regrets.' Michael was greatly loved and will be sadly missed. There will be no public viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. In lieu of flowers and food, memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis National Society Colorado Chapter, through the funeral home office.