Michael J. “Mike” Fenske

SALEM – Michael J. “Mike” Fenske, 69, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Essex of Salem I Nursing Center.

He was born April 28, 1944, in Chicago Ill., the son of the late Fred P. and Doris K. (Kutten) Fenske.

Mike retired from Fenske’s News Agency which he owned. Previously he had worked at the Salem Tool Co. He had served on the board of education for the Salem School System, and graduated in 1962 from Salem High School.

Mike was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Germany and had attained the rank of first lieutenant.

He is survived by a brother, Fred G. (Susan) Fenske of Salem; and four nieces.

There will be no services as Mike donated his body to MedCare of Oregon. Cremation will take place and his remains will be handled by the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem High School Alumni Association, 330 E. State St., Salem, Ohio 44460.