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Michael McCabe


Michael J. McCabe, 35, of Cresco, died Saturday, March 31, 2018. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Notre Dame Parish in Cresco. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, also at Notre Dame Parish, with visitation continuing for one hour before the service at the church.
Michael Joseph McCabe was born Aug. 25, 1982, in Decorah, Iowa, the son of John and Diane (Schulte) McCabe. He attended Crestwood Elementary School and High School, graduating with the class of 2001. He graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids and earned a bachelor's degree in business and economics. He worked at The Arc for adults with special needs for six years.
Mike was an avid Hawkeye fan. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and helping others. He never had a bad word to say about anyone. He was very caring and gave to others before himself. Mike was a great son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be missed dearly.
Mike is survived by his parents, John and Diane of Cresco, his brother, Patrick (Jessica) McCabe of Lawler; his sister, Mary Donaho of Wister, Okla.; his nieces and nephews, Preston and Taylor McCabe and Georgia and Samuel Donaho; his grandparents, Frank and Rita Schulte; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph and Florence McCabe, Ronnie McCabe, Doreen Underbakke and Brenda Christopher.