Michael H. Rybka of Chelsea, age 61, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.
He was born on Nov. 18, 1959 in Ann Arbor, MI, the son of Henry and Helen (Sedoreak) Rybka.
He was a life-long resident of Chelsea. He graduated from Chelsea High School in 1977, and Eastern Michigan University in 1997 with a journalism degree. Then he worked as a reporter for The Chelsea Standard. Mike was a talented chess player, and he enjoyed reading, music, and cooking for friends.
The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1-2:30 p.m., with a brief service at 2:30 p.m. Funeral directors are following current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services guidelines for COVID-19; those attending will be instructed accordingly, and masks must be worn. Burial will be private at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chelsea.
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