Michael James Townsend, born January 1, 1942, died of natural causes on September 29, 2017. Michael was born to Perry and Gertrude Townsend (Schaefer) in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Michael is preceded in death by his loving parents, Perry and Gertrude. He is survived by his adoring wife Diane; loving brother David Townsend; stepdaughters Kelly Allan (Travis) and Sara Kendall; nieces Deanna Gilchrist (Craig) and Ryanne Townsend as well as four grandchildren and one great niece and nephew. He loved you all dearly.