Michael was born in Oakland, CA and grew up in Stockton. He graduated from Stagg High School, attended Butte College Law Enforcement Academy and recently retired after 28 years with San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Dept.
Mike was passionate about hunting, fishing, motorcycle riding, and camping with family. Mike is survived by his wife Sherri Laird, daughters Sarah Laird, Rochelle and Kaitlyn Konecny, and Samantha Sclafani, mother Judith Laird-Anderson, father Robert Laird, step-father Robert Anderson, mother-in-law Charlotte Sparks, brother-in-law Bryan (Korin) Sparks, sister Maureen Laird, brothers Pat (Lizz) Laird, Mark (Joni), Brad and Doug (Gina) Anderson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, March 6, at 1:30 p.m. at Escalon Covenant Church, Escalon, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to San Joaquin Deputy Sheriffs Charitable Trust Account c/o SJDSA, PO Box 1224, Stockton, CA 95201.
The Escalon (Calif.) Times
March 2, 2016