Michael P. Laho, 40

Michael Paul Laho, 40, of Buffalo, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his home, after a year-long battle with cancer.

He was born June 28, 1974, to Michael and Corinne (Johnson) Laho in South Lyon, MI. Michael grew up in Michigan, and moved to Minnesota after graduating from South Lyon High School in 1992.

He married Angela Pokornowski March 11, 2000. They are blessed with five children.

Michael loved his children and was a devoted dad. He took great pride in attending all of the kids activities, even while dealing with all the side effects from chemo.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Michael is survived by his wife, Angela Laho; children, Erika, Juliana, Bridget, Alex, and Laryssa; father, Michael (Janisse) Laho; mother, Corinne Laho; sisters, Michelle (Dale) Ryynanen, Andrea (Rand) Peterson, Elizabeth (Larry) Niemela, Heather (Wil) Stone, and Vicki (Matt) Diemert; father and mother-in-law, Larry and Margaret Pokornowski; the Pokornowski family; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services took place Wednesday, April 29 at 1 p.m. at The First Apostolic Lutheran Church, Medina. There was visitation one hour prior to the service, and also Tuesday, April 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.

The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.thepetersonchapel.com.

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