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1981 Michael 2023

Michael John Chen

April 27, 1981 — April 2, 2023


Michael Chen, age 41, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2023. He passed away suddenly of a heart attack. 

Michael was born in Gallipolis, OH to Dr. Mel and Jane Chen but spent his childhood in Sarasota, FL. Michael married Susan (Eustace) Chen on April 24, 2005, in Humble, TX. 

Michael was a cherished Husband, Father, Son, Brother and Friend. Although he achieved many things professionally, his greatest treasures are his 6 precious children.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Polly Gering, of Wausau, WI, and paternal grandparents, CY and Annie Chen, of Annandale, VA.

He is survived by his parents, Dr. Mel and Jane Chen, of Sarasota, FL, his wife Susan (Eustace) Chen, and his children Pyrce, Hunter, Abigail, Dominic, Mila, and Carlisle. He is also survived by his brother, David Chen, of Austin, TX as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, and friends whom he considered family.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 1 pm to 3 pm at Brainard Funeral Home, 5712 Memorial Ct, Weston, WI, 54476. 

Michael demonstrated his love for God through his generosity and compassion to others, especially children and youth. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael's memory can be made to, a charity he loved and supported throughout his life.

The family has entrusted Brainard Funeral Home in their time of need. 

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 8, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center- Everest Chapel

5712 Memorial Court, Weston, WI 54476

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