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Gary Allen Mitchell Cronkright

May 27, 1938 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 80)

Gary “Mick” Cronkright

Gary Allen-Mitchell Cronkright, 80, of Trout Creek passed away on October 21st, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care facility in Crystal Falls. He was born May 27th, 1938, in Trout Creek, MI. Son of the late Adelbert and Clistia Cronkright.

He worked at the White Pine Copper Mine, as well as working as a carpentry contractor. In 2010, he retired from the LVD Casino in Watersmeet. Mick was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Trout Creek.

He is survived by his longtime partner, Carol A. Johnson of Trout Creek; two daughters, Wendy (Jim) Warnke of Painesville and Kathy Wonsey of Baraga; and two sons, Gary Cronkright of Iron River and Mitchell Cronkright of Caspian. One sister, Hester Oberg of Kenosha, WI; and brother Richard Cronkright of Sidnaw. Grandchildren; Aaron (Molly) Warnke, Jacob Warnke, Tressa Nippa, Daphne (Eli) Doupe, Rebecca Warnke, Michelle Guth, Melissa (John) Carter, Andy (Heather), Dena, Jason (Missy), and Jeff Cronkright, John “JJ” (Jessie) Hasenberg, Gina Nygord, Dallas Jr. and Cody Johnson. Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Adelbert and Clistia Cronkright; sisters Mae Pequet, Vivian Carlisle, Angeline Cronkright, and Maxine Wills; brothers Ernest Hemming, Daniel “Joe”, Duane, and Wayne Cronkright.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am Saturday October 27, 2018 at the Assembly of God Church in Trout Creek with Pastor Douglas Silsby officiating. Interment will be held at the Trout Creek Cemetery. Visitation will start at 10 am at the Church prior to the memorial service. Arrangements are made by Cane Funeral Home. Following the Interment, there will be a small luncheon at the Legion Hall in Trout Creek.

To everyone that had the pleasure of being a part of Mick’s life, and there were many, a sincere “Thank You”, from our family to yours.

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