In his free time he had several passions, including fishing, woodworking and leatherworking. Mike was a member of the VFW and former member of the Mystic American Legion.
Mike is survived by his wife Charlene Regenwether of Centerville; his son, Pat (Patsy) Regenwether of Centerville; three grandchildren, Christien M. Regenwether of Centerville, Larry (Linda) Wilson of Centerville and Rachel (Scott) Pugh of Urbandale; four great-grandchildren, Daniel (Nicole) Cowan of Polk City, Alyssa Cowan of Centerville, Aubriana Regenwether of Centerville and Nathan Pugh of Urbandale; two sisters, Mary Jo (Ennis) Crouch of Maquoketa and Sandra Irene (Don — deceased) Smith of Preston; four brothers-in-law, Warren (Kathryn) Crouch of Bellevue, Thomas (Norma — deceased) Crouch, Ennis (Mary Jo) Crouch and Weaver (Hazel - deceased) Crouch of Maquoketa; a sister-in-law, Arlene (Joe - deceased) Witczak of Naples, Fla.; and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Anna Mae Jackson.
Funeral services with military rites will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastors Don Bramschreiber, Jeremy McElvain, Dale Shadonix and William Rathbun officiating. A visitation will be held today at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Cremation will follow the funeral service and inurnment in the Oakland Cemetery will be held at a later date.
Memorials have been established to either the Forest Lake Baptist Camp of Bloomfield or Care Initiatives Hospice of Albia and may be given to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544.
Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.