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1951 Michael 2022

Michael "Mike" Lambeth

June 28, 1951 — September 16, 2022

Michael L. Lambeth died at home, after a long battle with Parkinson's, on September 16th 2022. He was born June 28, 1951 to Frank and Pearl (DeVries) Lambeth.

Mike married Cathy Shaw Lambeth on June 29, 1974 and together they had two children. He graduated from Gull Lake Schools and went on to graduate from Western Michigan University.

His passion was music and golf. Mike played guitar, piano, and wrote and composed hundreds of songs for his band, The Clones. From Mexico to Michigan, anyone who played music with him became a Clone. He also loved the outdoors, dogs, cats, and animals.

Michael is survived by his wife Cathy Shaw Lambeth; son, Dustin (Lexie) Shaw Lambeth; daughter, Katie Ann (Warren) Hoffman; grandchildren, Felix, Abbie, Winston, Ruby, and Charlie and mother in law; Mary Shaw. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister; Joan and father in law; Charles I. Shaw, Sr.

Memorial donations in honor of Mike may be made to ProMedica Hospice of Kalamazoo or the Kalamazoo Humane Society. A private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Cremation and Preneed Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at


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