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Michael Jay Nies

1959 ~ 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Michael Nies Obituary

After an extended illness, our beloved Brother, Uncle, and Friend passed away and headed to his eternal fishing expedition.  Mike was a lifelong resident of West Seattle, and a lifelong outdoorsman.  Mike was an auto mechanic for his entire life adult life, starting in high school at Tom’s automotive in West Seattle and working there for over 30 years.  Mike was also actively involved in the West Seattle Sportsman’s club; the annual children’s trout fishing was always a highlight for him.  He could be seen sitting in a chair and baiting countless hooks for the entire day.  He will be missed by everyone whose life he touched.  Michael was proceeded in death by his parents, Marvin and Clara Nies.  He is survived by his brother Jim, Sister-in-Law Kathleen, and his Nieces, Amanda Nies, Holly Wartella, and Jayme Nies.  He is also survived by his great niece Scarlett and great nephew Cassius. 

There will be a celebration of life on September 24th beginning at noon at the West Seattle American Legion Hall, 3618 SW Alaska Street.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association in Michael’s name. 


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Celebration of Life
September 24, 2023

12:00 PM
American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
3618 Southwest Alaska Street
Seattle, WA 98126

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In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association in Michael’s name. 


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