Michael John Banicki, age 71, of Mound, passed away on May 8, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Helen Banicki; and wife, Barbara Banicki.
Michael was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and Army Reserves. He achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class, earned his rigger wings and was awarded the Commendation Medal. He enjoyed spending time on the Mississippi River and working on many home improvement and landscaping projects.
Michael is survived by brother, Jim (Patsy) Banicki; son, Shane (Stephanie) Banicki; and many other family and friends.
A celebration of life open house will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 3-6 p.m., at 7371 Walnut Court, Eden Prairie, Minn.