Michael Kane Obituary

Michael N. Kane
Mike Kane
Michael N. Kane

July 29, 1937 - April 11, 2017
Born in Mitchell, SD
Resided in LaBelle, FL
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Michael Norman Kane, 79, of Des Moines, IA and LaBelle, FL died April 11, 2017 at Rose Medical Center in Denver, CO. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Des Moines. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Vigil Service at Iles Grandview Park Chapel in Des Moines.

Mike was born in Mitchell, SD to Leonard and Elva (Dyer) Kane on July 29, 1937. He lived on a farm near Letcher, SD. He attended country school and Notre Dame Academy in Mitchell.

He married Darlene Olson on June 2, 1955 in Rock Rapids, IA, and they had five boys. They lived in Mitchell for the first few years where Mike worked at Randall's as a meat cutter. They then moved to Des Moines, and Mike worked in sales until 1969 when he formed Kane Manufacturing. He sold his products across the US and progressed into 40 different countries. He was awarded Iowa Exporter of the Year and Small Business Exporter of the Year in 1991.

Mike married Donna Goodman on May 4, 1985 in Nashville, GA. They lived in Des Moines, Labelle, Florida, and Homerville, GA. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Elks Club, and Sons of the Legion. He loved to fish and hunt pheasants in South Dakota and travel all over the world.

Mike is survived by his wife, Donna Kane of LaBelle, FL; sons, Kraig (Terri) Kane of Altoona, IA, Klay (Shashi) Kane and Mick (Chris) Kane of Ankeny, IA, and Todd (Eddie) Kane of Phoenix, AZ; step-sons, Chris (Caroline) Goodman of Tifton, GA and John Goodman of Orlando, FL, Georgia and Russ (Carra) Goodman of Homerville, GA; sisters, Connie (Dick) Lidman of Riverside, CA and Karen (Garry) Krantz of Mitchell, SD; 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 9 step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brother and sister-in-law, Lowell and Elaine Kane and son, Kim Kane.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio St, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.
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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:00 AM


Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
230 East Ohio Street Suite 500
Chicago , IL 60611