Stephen Michael “Mike” Katich


Stephen Michael “Mike” Katich, born on March 29, 1953, passed away peacefully after his battle with cancer, at his home in Peoria, Az., surrounded by his loving family, on June 27, 2022. He was 69 years old.

Mike grew up in Globe/Miami, Az. and attended both Globe and Miami High Schools.

He was a longtime resident of Phoenix and Peoria with a very successful contracting company, TKO.

Mike was a wonderful man, loved by everyone who knew him. He loved hunting and rock & roll, but most of all his family.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Lisa Katich (Pleich), mother Patricia Gayle, father Steve Katich, stepfather Charles Gayle and nephew Bryan Nader. He is survived and missed dearly by his new wife Julie; his daughter Courtney Torres; son-in-law Martin Torres; granddaughters Luna and Elise; stepsons Eric and Daniel; sisters Sharon Shanklin and husband Rick, Jana Katich, Kimberley Katich, Lori Villalobos and husband Ernie, Misti Katich, Stacey DeLaTorre and husband Joey, Cristy Garcia and husband Jay, and Stephanie Katich; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services for Mike will be in Peoria, Az. at Heritage Funeral Home on July 23, 2022 at 10 a.m.

“You may be gone from our sight, but you are never gone from our hearts.”

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