A memorial service will be held at 2:30 P.M., Thursday, August 22, at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View.
He was born June 6, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, the son of Isaac and Florence Shemaria.
Mike was united in marriage to Dorotha Morris on March 10, 1979 in San Diego, California.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Dorotha of the home; one son, Michael B. Shemaria and wife, Mary, Weantchee, WA; one daughter, Katherine M. Diggman, State of Ohio; two stepsons, Joe Ledbetter and wife, Vicki, Mountain View and Harryl Ledbetter and wife, Angela, Lampasas, TX; one brother, Abraham Shemaria, Casper Valley, CA; two sisters, Matilda Holder, Riverside, CA and Sarah Jason, San Leandro, CA; seven grandchildren, Hannah Shemaria, Alyssa Shemaria, Jamie Usher, Charlina Moore, Kelli Reidstrom, Corey Ledbetter, and William Ledbetter; two nieces, Margaret Uthoff, State of Nevada and Gaylyn Holder, State of California; and two nephews, Jack Jason and Samuel Jason, both of California.
Mike was a member of First Baptist Church in Mountain View. He was also a Master Mason and a member of the San Diego, CA Lodge.
Mike enjoyed traveling and he and Dorotha had traveled across the United States and to many other countries. He also loved to cook.
Mike was a kind man, who never met a stranger. He loved the Lord. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.