Michael Lee Green
May 12, 1955-December 11, 2020
Michael Lee Green, 65, who resided with Debbie Carlson in Chandler, Arizona passed away on December 11, 2020, after an extended Illness.
A graveside service will be held with full Military Honors at the Rock Island Arsenal at a later date.
Michael was born May 12, 1955 in Rock Island, Illinois to Major Lee and Joyce Ann (Harder) Green.
Mike attended and Graduated from Rock Island High school in 1973 as a multisport athlete. Mike as a season ticket holder and fan, loved attending Chicago Cubs spring training games in Arizona. He was also a lifelong Chicago Bears and Alabama Crimson Tide fan as well as an avid amateur golfer.
Mike joined the U.S Army in 1976 as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C. and participated as an honor guard for President Carter's inauguration in 1977. During his service, Mike served in Germany and Korea and participated in combat operations in Panama, Granada and Kuwait for operation Desert Storm. Mike retired from the Army as a Sergeant First Class in 1999 after 23 years of service earning several medals and was awarded the Bronze Star.
Those to cherish his memory include his partner, Debbie (Martin) Carlson Chandler, Arizona; his children and spouses, Christopher (Rhonda) Green, Boise, Idaho, Mandy Kalac, Boise, Idaho; grandchildren, Trystan and Austin Green, Carlie (Wesley) Williams and Adam Kalac; two great-grandchildren,, Esmae and Emerson Williams; siblings and spouses, Duane (Nancy) Green, Davenport, Iowa, Jimmy (Dawn) Green Manawa, Wisconsin, Connie (John) Coster, Sherrard, Illinois, Kristine Mussatto, Rock Island, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Mike was proceeded in death by his parents, Major and Joyce Green and a younger brother, Steve.
Memorials in Mike's name may be made to the Wounded Warriors Program or K-9 For Warriors.