Michael Daniel “Mick” Gannucci
Gannucci, Michael Daniel, age 86, of Fridley, MN died on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 at Unity Hospital in Fridley.
Mike was born on May 18, 1932 to Michael and Sylvia Gannucci in Duluth, MN. He served 2 years in the US Army in Korea. Mike married Marcelene Marie Rendulich of Gary-New Duluth on June 22, 1957. He was a master-electrician and contractor and was the owner of Royal Electric.
Mike had a passion for aviation and earned his pilot license in 1966. He was a founding member of the Tel-Air Flying Club. He was a member of the Exp Acft Assoc and active with the VFW and the Am Legion. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and travel and spent many winters in south Florida with Marcy.
He is survived by his sons, Vince of Branson, MO, Jerry (Joyce) of Ham Lake, Steve of Watertown, SD, Mark (Karen) of Virginia Beach, VA ; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; siblings Sylvia “Babe” Linder, Jim (Claudia), Kathy Resberg (Tim) and extended family and friends.
Mike was preceded in death by his wife Marcy, only 8 days prior, after 61 years of marriage.
Also preceding him in death, sister Nancy and brother Jerry.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, Nov 27, 11 AM with visiting 1 hour prior at St. William Catholic Church, 6120 5th St. NE, Fridley. Interment Ft. Snelling Nat’l Cemetery.