Michael "Mike" McAlisterSeptember 5, 1940 ~ December 26, 2017 (age 77)
Michael “Mike” McAlister, 77, longtime resident of Baytown and Houston, TX, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2017, in Houston.
Mike was born in Port Arthur, TX on September 5, 1940. He graduated from Nederland High School in 1959. He was married to Mary Anne Hellweg McAlister, mother of his two daughters, for forty years and to Lucille Allen Koehl McAlister for almost seven years. Mike made his living in sales, and had a wide variety of hobbies including bowling, tennis, flying, hunting/fishing, golf, woodworking, and car racing. Mike was an active member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Baytown and later of Joy Lutheran Church in Houston. He was a member and past-president of the Rotary Club of Baytown where he was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow, and was a past board member of the YMCA in Baytown.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, William Smith McAlister and Dora Viator McAlister McIver, and his wives Mary Anne and Lucille.
Mike is survived by his daughters, Beth Bruce (Steven) and Kathryn McAlister; sister Sue Ellen McAlister Seward (Jeff); grandchildren Chad and Amy Cegelski, and Madeline McAlister; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be given to The American Heart Association at www.heart.org .
The family of Mike wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Legend Oaks West Houston.