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Michael "Mike" Kane Fitch
April 30, 1950 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Michael “Mike” Kane Fitch, 73, of Kokomo, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2023. Mike was born In Anderson, IN, on April 30, 1950, to Earl Fitch and Gertrude Roach Fitch. He graduated from Daleville High School in 1968. He earned his Certificate of Training in Television Service and Repair in 1970.
Mike moved to Kokomo and worked at Montgomery Wards as a TV and appliance repairman. In 1979, he was hired at Delco Electronics where he worked as a radio repairman, machinist and eventually in the silicon, wafer-based chip fabrication lab. Mike transferred to Allison Transmission where he retired in 2009 after 30 years with General Motors.
Throughout his life, Mike continued educating himself and working on electronics and computers in his basement, which was filled with computers, electronic equipment and books. After retiring from GM, he and Martha enjoyed traveling to dine at restaurants throughout central Indiana, especially to Art’s Pizza in Anderson.
Mike is survived by his wife of 43 years, Martha Jane Fitch; stepson Thomas; granddaughter, Agnes; sister, Ruth Conroy; brother, Victor Fitch; and Jacks, his faithful, Doberman mix companion.
Visitation will be held from 4:30 -7 pm Friday, September 8, 2023, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, Indiana. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 9, 2023, in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.