Michael Callahan, age 67, of Cambridge died peacefully December 30, 2010 at home after a two year battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, January 5th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge with Father James David Hahn as Celebrant. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 4th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Michael Patrick Callahan was born December 21, 1943 in Green Bay, Wisconsin to Clayton and Ethyl (Gerard) Callahan. Michael served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962-1966. On December 28, 1968 he married Mary Schauer in Green Bay. They moved to Cambridge in 1972 and had four children. He was a past commander of the Isanti VFW and a VFW life member. He was also a past commander of the Cambridge American Legion. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren, golfing, fishing, traveling and working in the yard.
Michael Callahan died peacefully December 30, 2010 at home after a two year battle with cancer at the age of 67 years and 9 days. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Kay.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; four children, Steve (Beth) Callahan of Cambridge, Patrick (Melissa) Callahan of Cambridge, Erin Callahan of Cambridge, and Ryan Callahan of Minneapolis; one brother, Tom (Cathy) Callahan of Denver, CO; one sister, Mary Pat (Ann Miller) of Lexington, KY; five grandchildren, Bryce, Braydon, Zachery, Zeb and Emme; and by other relatives and friends.