Michael Thomas Love of Tilden, passed away October 26, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born November 19, 1946 in San Bernadino, California to Elmer Thomas Love and Jacqueline (Wagner) Laroche. Michael served in the United States Air Force where he retired as a Technical Sergeant after 20 years, and also retired from Boeing Aerospace as a Mechanical engineer.
Michael is survived by his loving wife, Diane Love of Tilden; mother, Jacqueline Laroche of Golden Shores, Arizona; sons, Michael Piearce of Washington state and Jonathan Piearce of Colorado; daughter, Tiffany Love of Highlands, California; stepsons, Ryan Cook of Highland, California, Jonathan Niemietz and wife Katherine of Tilden and Joshua Niemietz and wife Melissa of Devine; stepdaughters, Rebecca Niemietz and Sara Niemietz both of San Antonio; brother, Lawrence Laroche of Golden Shores, Arizona and sisters, Michelle Jordan of Golden Shores, Arizona and Rochelle Bishop and husband Billy of Golden Shores, Arizona. He is also survived by twenty grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; father-in-law, Elmer Preiss of Montel and mother-in-law, Marilyn DeWinne of Schertz.
Michael is preceded in death by his father, Elmer Love; stepfather, Gerald C. Laroche and brother, Gerald Laroche.
A graveside service will be conducted at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1520 Harry Wurzbach in San Antonio on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10 a.m.
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