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Michael "Mike" Liautaud

February 28, 1960 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 61)


Michael James Liautaud, age 61, of Madison, WI passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 peacefully with his family by his side. 

Mike, the son of John R. and Marilyn J. (Blackmon) Liautaud, was born on February 28, 1960 in Arlington Heights, IL.

On August 27, 1988 Mike married the love of his life, best friend and soul mate Kathleen Anne Collins in Crystal Lake, IL. Over 33 years of marriage, they were blessed with three beautiful children.

There was nothing Mike loved more than spending time with his family. His passions included traveling the world, hunting, fishing and cooking. Mike was also a University of Wisconsin Badger fan.

Mike was the founder and operator of Milio’s Sandwiches, formerly known as Big Mike’s Super Subs.

After 31 years he retired to his Lake Home in LaValle, WI with his loving wife Kathleen.

Big Mike enjoyed life to the fullest. He brought a smile and positive attitude everywhere he went.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; their daughter Kelly (Mike) Parisi, granddaughter Amelia, son David Liautaud (Audrey Bork), and daughter Julie Liautaud (Tyki Jackson-Hodges). Siblings; John (Karen) Liautaud, Steve (Fran) Liautaud, Dan Liautaud, and Beth Liautaud. Mike is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, and son, Scott Michael Liautaud.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg, WI.

A Mass for Michael will be held at 11:00 A.M. with a visitation to preceed at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 310 Bluff St, LaValle, WI 53941 with Father Sanctus K. Ibe officiating.

Mike will be buried at Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle, WI.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Boy & Girls Club of West Central Wisconsin - Reedsburg/ Sauk County.

To send flowers to Michael's family, please visit our floral store.


November 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Farber Funeral Funeral Home
2000 Viking Dr
Reedsburg, WI 53959

Funeral Mass
November 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

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