Michael Lafferty


September 23, 1947 - September 28, 2019


Michael Lafferty, 72, of Mitchell, SD, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell.

A memorial service with Military Rites will be held 6:00 PM Friday, October 4, 2019 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Michael James Lafferty was born September 23, 1947 to James Edward Lafferty II and Aurora Caroline Lusi in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from high school in San Diego, CA. After graduating, he entered the US Air Force and traveled the country through the Air Force. He spent time at various colleges, including the Air Force Academy. He received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mathematics.

Michael lived in several places during his working career, including Washington, Denver, CO, and Wyoming. He worked as a computer programmer and later as project manager for Telecommunications companies. He moved to Mitchell, SD in June 2009 after his retirement, where he was currently residing.

He is survived by his daughter, Aimee (Don) McQuitty, Portage, MI; grandson, Gabriel; and brothers, Jim (Lori) Lafferty, Mt. Pleasant, TX, and John (Pat) Lafferty, Winterpark, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents.


None Scheduled


Friday, October 4, 2019
6:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Posted by Bob Lane on February 9, 2020
So enjoyed your company in San Diego - Always So positive, happy and brilliant. No doubt you will be carrying on in Heaven also.
Posted by Keith Nash on October 2, 2019
A good friend has passed into eternity. We will miss Michael, but entrust his soul into the hands of a good God.
Posted by Bob &Jessica Gimbel on September 30, 2019
Michael you were a amazing Person,Friend,Mentor. You will be missed by all that new you Rest in Peace Bud.
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