Michael D. Maresh’s life was taken suddenly from a car accident on Monday, March 5th, 2018.
Mike was born October 8, 1949 to Charles and Shirley Sands. In later years, he took his step-father’s name, Maresh.
He was active in band and gymnastics at North High School winning State awards. He was a talented professional musician playing in several bands through the years. He was known as the Piano Man. He was married to Nancy Loken from 1970-1995 and had 2 wonderful sons, Jon and Eric. He had moved to New Auburn to be closer to Jon and his family. In later years, Mike would winter in Florida and Nevada.
He is survived by his sons Jon (Dawn), New Auburn; Eric (Leah), Grass Valley, CA; granddaughter Amber (apple of his eye); brother Tom, Utah; and many nieces and nephews; and his special friend Nancy Westmoreland.
He was preceded in death by his mother Shirley, father Charles, step-father Gordon, brothers Charles, Gary and sister Sherry.
A celebration of life is tentatively planned for June 2nd at Sammy’s Pizza in Eau Claire.