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Michael John McSweeney, age 48, passed away Jan. 7, 2004 due to subdural hemorrage of the brain.
Michael was born June 25, 1955 in Cambridge, Mass, the son of John and Doris (Dempsey) McSweeney. He was a graduate of Millis Mass High School and Concordia College of Moorhead.
He taught music at Howard Lake High School in Howard Lake for a number of years. He switched his occupation to the insurance field in 1980.
Michael is survived by his former wife of 19 years, Julie (Miller); daughters Lindsay and Caitlin; twin sister Maureen Quill and husband Michael, and sister Mary Gallagher and husband Al, both of Mass.
He is further survived by his mother-in-law Eldora Miller; brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. Jan. 12, 2004 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 155 C Rd. 24 in Medina.
Interment was at Holy Name Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family for his daughters' education and Hazelden Treatment Center.
David Lee Funeral Home of Wayzata served the family.