Henry E. Mire Jr.

Henry Ervin Mire Jr., age 67, of Eaton Rapids, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 4, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor. Henry was born May 14, 1954, in Lansing, the son of Henry and Anna Mae (Lance) Mire. Henry was a farm boy at heart. At a young age he enjoyed his time spent working with his family on their dairy farm. Henry had a passion for cattle and prided himself on their record keeping, nutrition, and comfort. Henry also worked for Wohlert Corporation in Lansing for many years. He enjoyed harness horse racing and playing softball. Henry faithfully served his country in the United States Army.
Henry is survived by his siblings, Jerry (Jackie) Mire of Potterville, Connie (David) Berkimer of Nashville, Max (Sheila) Mire of Onondaga, Harlow (Tammy) Mire of Eaton Rapids; sister-in-law, Anita Mire of Eaton Rapids; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Elias J. Mire, P. Joe Mire of Hastings, and Penny (Steve) Oberlin of Eaton Rapids.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 12:45 p.m. at the Markham Cemetery in Delhi Township. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home.
Those desiring, may make contributions in Henry’s memory to the Eaton Rapids FFA.
To view Henry’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit Burkhead-Green-Kilgo.com.