Michael Joseph Amundson

October 21, 1936 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 84)


Michael Joseph Amundsen died Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in Anaconda. Michael was born on October 21, 1936 to Michael Francis and Mary Hazel Amundsen in Seattle, WA.

He graduated from the O'Dea High School in Seattle and he then attended graduate school, receiving his bachelor level certificate in Electrical Engineering from the Seattle Vocation School.

He joined the Navel Reserves in 1957 and he was a Chief Petty Officer stationed at the U.S.S. Naval Air Station, at Lake Washington. He was discharged in 1973.

He was an Electrical Engineer at Boeing in Seattle for 16 years. He and his wife (Chelan) moved from Seattle to Hamilton, MT, then to Whitehall and then to Anaconda in December 2006.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Whitehall and a member of the Holy Family Parish in Anaconda.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and son James.

Michael is survived by his daughter, Heather (Paul) Kautenburg; sons, Charles (Myrna) Grater, and Verl Justesen and brothers, Richard (Cathy) Amundsen and John (Pam) Amundsen.

Michael (Mike) was a warm and quiet man, always demonstrating honor and integrity and most important LOVE. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Anaconda.

A Memorial Mass and reception will be held later this summer.

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