Michael Mohrbacker, 68, who worked 50 years in the plastics industry and co-founded a Wisconsin firm, died May 25 while visiting family in Arizona. He had battled liver cancer.
Mohrbacker began working in plastics right out of high school at Burlington Molded Products and stayed on when it was purchased by Sta-Rite Industries Inc.
He co-founded Plastic Parts Inc. in Racine, Wis., and served as its vice president. The company later moved to a larger facility in Union Grove. He left Plastic Parts in 1985 and worked for custom injection molder E-S Plastic Products Inc. in Waterford, Wis., retiring Jan. 2 after more than 20 years of service.
Mohrbacker was an active member of the Union Grove community, serving in many roles. He was past president of the police commission, a director of Junior Achievement and president of the Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Carol, and four children.
A memorial service was held June 7.