Garden City Obituaries

Garden City Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Garden City, MI

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  • Sunday Feb 12 | via Blue Maumau 

    Mike Ilitch, Franchisor and Franchisee, Dead at 87

    The founder of franchisor Little Caesars Pizza and owner of Major League Baseball's Detroit Tigers and Hockey's Red Wings franchise, Mike Ilitch, died in a Detroit hospital on Friday. He was 87. During his life, Ilitch received many honors.

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  • Friday Feb 10 | via Wall Street Journal 

    Little Caesars Pizza Founder Mike Ilitch Dies at 87

    Mike Ilitch, the founder of Little Caesars Pizza and the owner of two professional sports teams in Detroit, died Friday afternoon, according to statements released by Ilitch Holdings Inc. He was 87. Mr. Ilitch founded the pizza chain in Garden City, Mich., in 1959 and went on to build several businesses and hold substantial real estate in Detroit over the following decades.

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