Michael (Mike) Bennett

Passed Away April 28, 2022
May 4, 2022 20 Condolences Print Obituary

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Michael (Mike) Bennett taken from us far too soon. Mike passed away peacefully on April 28, 2022, at the age of 53 with his family by his side.

Anyone who knew Mike loved him. Mike had a big smile that would light up a room, had a hardy laugh, was generous, funny, mischievous, genuine, and smart. He had a heart of gold and said it like it was.

Mike loved his Boston Bruins “the rest suck ass” and enjoyed a great game of golf with his buddies Cart 1 & 2. His two biggest sporting highlights was attending the Masters Golf Tournament twice, also attending a Bruins home game. He traveled to many places but loved Las Vegas, that was his “Happiest Place on Earth.”

Mike was blessed to have many great family and friends who cared deeply about him. In return Mike loved them wholeheartedly.

He will lovingly be remembered by his loving wife of thirty years Lana, his amazing daughters Shailyn and Meggan who he was so very proud of, and his furry companion Remi Martin. His parents Rose and Gerry Bennett, sister Lynda (Mike), brother Wayne (Kristy) their children Spencer & Abigail. In-laws Jim and Adeline Lemiski, brother-in-law Jason (Debbie) son Carter - Mike’s Godson.

Please hold your loved ones tight and never take a moment for granted. Until me meet again, we love you forever Mikey/Dad.

Mike's family would like to thank everyone and are very grateful for the amazing support and heartfelt condolences.

Celebration of Life
11:00AM Friday May 13, 2022
St Charles Catholic Church
17511 112 St Edmonton, AB

Memorial Donations 
Alberta Diabetes Foundation
1-020 -Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation
University of Alberta Edmonton, AB T6G2E1

Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton
#300 - 10010 105 St Edmonton ABT5J 1C4

  1. Lana, Shailyn and Meggan, by deepest condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Our deepest condolences to Lana, Shailyn and Meggan. We were shocked to hear of Mike‘s passing. We lived across the alley from Mike and Lana for close to 10 years. Mike was always very generous, kind and genuine. Mike and I spent lots of garage time together, I really appreciated his friendship. He will be greatly missed! Pierre & Colleen

  3. So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. 😔
    My deepest condolences to all the family. 🙏🏻

  4. Lana, Shailyn and Meggan,

    We want to express our most sincere condolences on the loss of your husband and father. We hope that you lean in to the support of family and friends in this difficult time and that the love that you shared brings you much comfort in the days ahead.

    Deneen, Duane, Dana & Natalie Webb

  5. Lana, Shailyn and Meggan,
    Our hearts go out to you at this most difficult time. You are in our thoughts. Hugs to you all!

  6. Dear Lana,
    My sincerest condolences to you and your daughters. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of each other…
    Donna (Melnyk) Warring

  7. Lana, we are so very sorry about Mike’s passing. He will be someone that we feel connected to for the rest of our days. Kiel felt especially bonded to Mike during their time at the U of A together. Our sincerest condolences to you and your daughters.

    To Lynda, it was lovely to meet you and we know Mike appreciated your love and support. You are a great sister. 💙

    Please know that Mike surrounds you all with his love and will look over all of his girls until you meet again.

    Sending love,
    Kiel & Pam 💕

    • Hello Kiel and Pam

      Thanks you for your kind words, Mike would of loved Kiel they would of got along so well same personalities and smart remarks. Hope all is well with Kiel and he is moving along with his recovery. We often think about you guys. Shailyn was hoping to run into him at the Glenrose for a chat.

      Please keep in touch benmike@telus.net

  8. My deepest sympathies to Mike’s family
    Such a tragic loss of a young man

  9. Our hearts go out to all of you. Such a huge loss.

    Darren and Angèle de Boer

  10. Lana, Shailyn and Meggan,

    Sending you all our deepest condolences. We are so sorry to hear about Mike’s sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    John and Rosa Mateus

  11. Dear Lana, Shailyn, Meggan and family,
    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to all of you. Mike was a loving husband, father and true friend. He will be deeply missed. Our hearts go out to you and your family. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. ❤️❤️
    John, Tracy, Jayme, and Jeff

  12. My deepest condolences to the family. May you RIP till we golf again Baniak. We lost a great Baniak golfer.

  13. Deepest Condolences to the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  14. Rose and Gerry and Family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your son Michael.

  15. I am so sorry for your loss and send you all my deepest condolences. Sandra Kutschinski

  16. My deepest love and sympathy for Lana, Shailyn and Meggan. I was absolutely crushed when I heard of Mike’s passing. It’s been a while since I have seen you all, and trust me, I will never forget Mike. My fondest memory was a Golf Road Trip to Jasper Park Lodge with Mike and Jim. This is where I met Thim Choy for the first time, these guys had me laughing out loud for the whole weekend! Its a great memory I will never forget. Mike’s friendship with me, always made me feel welcomed, special, and appreciated. God Bless you all.

  17. Lana, Shailyn and Meggan, I am so sorry for this terrible loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Go Bruins Go !!!

  18. So sorry for your great loss.
    Deepest condolences to all of you. – Scott, Jody & Brody Smadis

  19. Lana, Shailyn & Meggan,
    We were so sad to hear of Mike’s passing, he was just a nice guy. So sorry you’ve been put through so much & losing Mike at such a young age. Lots of love, The Radesh’s.

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