Mike Bichama Camarena Jr., age 72, was born in Mesa on Nov. 8, 1947. Mike entered eternal life on Jan. 18, 2020 in Dudleyville, surrounded by family.
Mike leaves behind his wife, Elizabeth Camarena; daughters, Michelle Flores and Rachel Camarena; son, Michael Camarena; 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A son, Lorenzo Camarena Sr., preceded him in death.
The son of the late Mike Camarena Sr. and Julia Camarena, he was raised with sisters, Frances Barragan and Magdalena Cruz; and brothers, Manuel Camarena, David Camarena, Anacleto Camarena and Roger Camarena. Mike lived with his family in Chandler until they moved to Hayden when he was 11 years old. He graduated from Hayden High School in 1967 and soon after joined Asarco. He retired in 2005.
He enjoyed going to the hills, hunting, camping, watching all sports and being surrounded by friends and family. Our Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Tata will be greatly missed by everyone.
Services will be announced at a later date.
Family was assisted with exceptional service by Griffith Mortuary.