Michael Alan “Trucker Mike” Bartley

September 23, 2021

Michael Alan “Trucker Mike” Bartley, 74, of Frankfort, died September 22, 2021 at home. Born March 15, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan to Lyman & Florence (Pokryfke) Bartley.  He married Darleen Sedwick on March 12, 2005 in Frankfort and she survives.

Mike was a 1965 graduate of Plymouth High School in Michigan.  He lived in Michigan most of his life, moving to Frankfort in 2003.  He was an over-the-road trucker working for Schilling Trucking for 15 years, and worked for Grand Trunk Western Railroad in Michigan for over 20 years.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with grandkids.

Visitation and Services

No services are planned at this time. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Survived by:

Wife: Darleen Bartley of Frankfort, Daughters: Michelle (Tony) Schippers of Michigan, Jessica Bartley of Michigan, Rachel (Aaron) Gallichan of Frankfort, Sons: Ron Bartley of Michigan, Adam Bartley of Michigan, Christopher (Melissa) Timmons of Frankfort, Sister: Nadine Wells of Michigan, Grandchildren: Amber, Rachel, Theresa, Eddie, Olivia, Everly, Levi, Ashton, Malaki, Hadley, Peyton, Scarlett, Paige, & Bradrick, Great Grandchildren: William, Linus & Melody

Preceded by:

parents, grandson Parker, and 2 nephews


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “Michael Alan “Trucker Mike” Bartley”

  1. Michelle Schippers September 23, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    I love you Dad. I miss you. You always did your best to make our time together special.

  2. Carolyn Cook September 23, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    So sorry Darleen. Thinking of you.

  3. Steve Douglass September 23, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    Darleen, Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Shirley Wellman Bishop September 24, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    Darleen so sorry for your loss. Lifting you and your family up in prayers.

    • Patricia Bartley February 23, 2022 at 4:59 am

      I’m sorry for your loss. Your father was well known.
      Miss Patricia Bartley
      From New York, NY

  5. Dan Pokryfke September 30, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    Going to miss our phone conversations. My cousin Mike always made me laugh with his dry humor. He would always say ” let’s meet for a bowl of beans”

  6. Cindy Glover October 1, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    Dear Darlene and Family, I am so sad to hear this news. It’s so sad to lose a loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Thinking about you, Cindy (Cindy and Lucas)

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