Micheal Maurantonio, 95, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at a local assisted living facility.
Mike was born in St. Paul, MN and raised in Vaughn, MT. He was the second of seven children to Tom and Lena Maurantonio. He attended local schools and graduated from Simms High School in 1942, Mike had a love of flying and anything to do with airplanes.
He joined the Army Air Force in 1943 and became a pilot. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a flight instructor, air traffic controller, had a commercial pilot's license, and did some aerial crop spraying.
Mike owned the Silver Spur Bar in Vaughn, and then worked for the county assessor’s office until retiring in 1986. During that time he was also a real estate broker. Besides aviation, Mike loved jazz music, photography, cruises, and his rose garden
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