Michael Henry Wendt was born February 12, 1955, in Fairmont, MN to Orval and Lille (Breithbarth) Wendt. He was confirmed in May of 1969 at Zion Lutheran Church in Fairmont and graduated from Truman High School in 1973. Mike was united in marriage to Karla Gohr on November 28, 1992 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mountain Lake. Mike enjoyed working in the agricultural industry for Miller-Sellner in Bingham Lake. He had a great memory for numbers and worked in the parts department where he was known for being soft-spoken but was also quick with a smile. Mike especially enjoyed spending time watching football on TV.
Mike Wendt died Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Windom Area Hospital at the age of 62.
He is survived by wife Karla and son Jack of Mountain Lake; sister Sheryl Wendt; stepsister Dorene (Jerry) Seeman; and stepbrothers- Charles Eickhoff, and Daryl (Marlene) Eickhoff. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother Robert; sisters- Roxy Johnson, and Louise 'Mickey' Karau; stepfather Floyd Eickhoff; stepbrother Robert Eickhoff; and stepsisters- Darlene Culbertson, and Shirley Ann Eickhoff.
Private family services will take place at a later date.