February 1958 – July 2018_x000D_
Michael was born in Patterson to Frank and Rose Mary Silva and passed away at the age of 60. He graduated from Hilmar High School and was a lifelong farmer and dairyman. He was an FFA national finalist for dairy production. Michael was an avid fan of the Oakland Raiders and Athletics.
Michael is survived by his brothers Richard Silva and Timothy Silva of Hilmar, sisters Bernadette Buehner of Idaho, Elizabeth Finseth of Modesto, and Kathleen Silva of Hilmar, nephews Stephen Buehner and Kevin Buehner, and niece Kelli McKee. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Frankie.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 8471 Cypress St., Hilmar CA 95324.
Rosary & Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 10AM with burial to follow at Hills Ferry Cemetery in Newman.
Augie Azevedo saysAugust 1, 2018 at 9:05 am
Dear: Richard & Tim… It saddens me to read of Michael’s sudden passing today. MY DEEPEST sympathies go out to you and your family.
The Silva boys are my very good friends and my thoughts and prayers also go out to you and your sisters. May God Bless you.
Catherine Strohmeyer saysJuly 31, 2018 at 8:49 pm
Richard & Family, so sorry for your sudden loss.
You are in our prayers…
Stan & Cathy Strohmeyer