Mike Saverino, 51, of Miami, Oklahoma passed away at 7:12 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at Coal Creek Bridge Area in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. His death is still under investigation.
Mike was born in McPherson on March 14, 1966, a son of Antonio (Hausfelder) and Joe Carl Saverino.
Mike attended St. Joseph's Catholic School, McPherson Park School, McPherson Junior High and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson in 1984.
He then enlisted in the U.S. Marines and honorably served his country during peace time. After his discharge, Mike attended Saddleback Community College in California.
He was of the Catholic faith.
Mike worked in the warranty department for Oakley and later for Shimano Corporation in sales, both of California. Mike enjoyed the out-of-doors, hunting, fishing, sharing some suds with his friends, and telling stories.
Mike was united in marriage to Stacey Cosand on May 14, 1989. This union was blessed with the birth of a daughter, Katelyn. He was united in marriage to Shannon Goering on Nov. 14, 1992. This union was blessed with the birth of two children, a son and a daughter, Mikey and Megan.
Mike is survived by his children, Katelyn Pipkin and her husband Matt of Tomball, Texas, Mikey Saverino of McPherson, and Megan Saverino of McPherson; his siblings, Betty Ensminger of McPherson, Kay Dobbins of McPherson, and Joey Saverino of McPherson; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Crestwood Memorial Park Cemetery, rural McPherson and will be presented by the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 and American Legion Post 24, both of McPherson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested the Michael Saverino memorial fund and they can be sent in care of the Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460.