Michael Lee Page
March 17, 1963 ‒ October 16, 2007
LAKEWOOD: Michael Lee Page, 44, of Lakewood, died Tuesday October 16, 2007 in his home following a sudden illness.
He was born March 17, 1963 in Mansfield. As a child and teenager, Mike traveled with his parents Pastor Albert A. and Janet E. (Burson) Page in the mission field. He was graduated from the American School of Chicago in 1981.
Following high school Michael enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps were he served from July 30, 1981 to October 30, 1992. A dedicated soldier, Michael held the rank of Staff Sergeant, and was highly decorated. He served both in Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. On October 23, 1983 he survived an attack when the barracks in which he was staying was bombed in Beirut, Lebanon. Michael received two Combat Purple Heart medals, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with four stars, Good Conduct medal with two stars, Meritorious Mast Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, Navy Unit Commendation with one star, Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon with one star, Navy Achievement Medal with one star, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the National Defense Service Medal.
Upon his discharge from the Marine Corps Michael attended the Mansfield Campus of The Ohio State University, and moved to Lakewood in 1998 were he completed his A+ certification at Quest Career College in 2003.
Michael was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Beirut Veterans of America.
There was simply nothing Mike could not do! He was a wonderful cook and loved to experiment in the kitchen. Mike also enjoyed building models, especially of military vehicles. He was also a talented sketch artist. Far above all these things Michael loved his family.
In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his children Ashlee and Ciara Frazee of Ontario, and John Ingalls Page of Fairview Park,: his sister and brother-in-law Joyce A. and Joe Clifford of Lexington; his first wife Kelli Frazee of Ontario; his second wife Mary Beth Page and her children Olivia and Leah Hill of Fairview Park; mother-in-law and father-in-law Bud and Edith Hill of Fairview Park; and two nephews Alan and Andrew Edwards.
He was preceded in death by a sister Deborah Louise Page.
The family will receive friends Monday, October 22, 2007 in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 pm where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 am. Michael’s father, the Pastor Albert A. Page will officiate and burial with military honors will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Michael L. Page Memorial Fund may be made at the funeral home.