Michael George Dunn, 63, of La Crosse, died of a massive stroke on January 20 at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center. Michael was born in La Crosse on August 1st, 1951 to Robert William Dunn and Marion Lois Kohlhaus Dunn.
Michael graduated in 1969 at La Crosse Central High School. He studied music at UW-La Crosse, and Viterbo â€“ La Crosse. He furthered his education certifying in Sales Marketing courses and continued his education through extensive training-certification in the Fire and Safety Equipment field. Michael used this education to start the Tri-State areaâ€™s first Mobile Fire & Safety Company, â€œLa Crosse Fire & Safetyâ€.
Michael is and will continue to be well respected as a musician in the musical community. He is best known and loved for his talent to play guitar, ability to build tight bands, teaching & mentorship.
Michael is preceded in death by his father Robert, brotherâ€™s Gregory, John, Mitchell and sister Mary.
He surprised us all in the end by continuing to give. Michael was a Donor of Life and offered the rest to Science.
~Fly On Little Wing~
Funeral Services will Tuesday January 27, 2015, in the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. So., La Crosse, Wis. Family and friends may visit starting at 4:00 PM. Memorial services will begin at 6:00 p.m. Following the services family and friends may gather for a celebration of Mikeâ€™s life at â€œThe Viewâ€, 3020 State Rd 16, La Crosse from 7 pmâ€“ 9 pm.