Michael was a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura D., nee Meise, Rujawitz, who died on November 19, 2015; his parents; and a nephew, David Shemonia Jr.
Surviving are his daughter, Halley Rujawitz;
a brother, David Shemonia;
a sister, Monica Rujawitz;
and other family members.
Memorials may be made to the family, in care of George Renner & Sons Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Private burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.