Michael R.. Little, age 73 of Lowell, Michigan, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, March 10, 2019. He fought the past 3 months from lung and brain cancer. Preceeding him in death was his parents, Ed and Ruby Little and son, Michael Little, Jr. Michael was born in Cadillac, Michigan, served 3 years in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a past member of the American Legion of Greenville. Surviving him are his devoted and loving wife of 54 years, Gladys; loving son Tim and daughter-in-law, Dawn; his devoted granddaughter, Courtney Zellers (Ben) of Portage, MI and his 2 great-grandchildren, Greyson and Mackenzie who were so important to him. Michael is also survived by his 2 brothers, 3 sisters, 4 other grandchildren and 3 other great-grandchildren not living in the local area. Michael worked the past 20 years for Welcome Home for the Blind in Grand Rapids before his retirement in 2005. He as well as his wife enjoyed retirement, traveling, and the lake he loved and the family he adored. He never tired of fishing and hunting. Visitation will be Saturday, March 16 from 10:00-11:00 AM with a service at 11:00 AM at the Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. Interment Fort Custer National Cemetery. In leiu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Spectrum Hospice and Palliative Care, 100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 and Lowell Pink Arrow, P.O. Box 246, Lowell, Michigan 49331.