Michael was born the son of Cleo and Florene Glines. He graduated from Central High school in Davenport. He had a job as a janitor at St. Ambrose College and later for a dry cleaners in Davenport. Michael died from an apparent heart attack while at work. He was a very shy and quiet man who loved his family dearly. He will always be thought of and missed terribly. His father, brother Gary, and sister Lori preceded him in death.