Mr. Rader retired from the United States Air Force. He loved to travel and spend time with his friends and family. He especially enjoyed attending St. Louis Blues hockey games.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jerry Lee, nee Nicely, Rader; and a brother, Martin Lee Rader.
Michael is survived by a son, Evan (McKenzie) Lawler;
his father, Henry M. Rader;
two sisters, Patricia Rader Newbill, and Sandra (Earl) Douglas;
a nephew, Jeremy Rader;
three nieces, Tracy Newbill, Alicia Rader, and Jeriann (Tyler) Wenrich;
several great-nieces and great-nephews;
and his stepmother, Sharon Adkins.
Memorials may be made to the U.S.O. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.