Michael Dean Wilson
December 18, 1966 - March 1, 2013
Biography

Mr. Michael Dean Wilson, 46, of Burlington died at 1:26 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington.
Born December 18, 1966, in Burlington, he was the son of Edward C. and Pamela R. Adams Wilson. He married Lori Binkley and they later divorced.
Michael was a 1985 graduate of Burlington Notre Dame High School. He was a Salesman for Sears in Burlington and was a member of SS John and Paul Catholic Church.
He enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia, watching the Miami Dolphins and the Chicago Bulls play, and loved going to car shows. He was known as a walking sports encyclopedia.
Survivors include his parents, Ed and Pam Wilson, of Sperry; one sister, Jill (David) Hirte, of Wever; one brother, Brandon Wilson, of Fairfield; two nephews, David (Christi) Hirte of Omaha, Nebraska, and Derek (Christina) Hirte of the United States Air Force; three nieces, Nicole Hirte of Wever, Brooklynne and Raegan Wilson, both of Fairfield; one great niece, Isabella Hirte of Norwalk, Iowa; and several aunts and uncles, Howard Wilson, Jerry (Angela) Adams, and Julie (Keith) Vaupel.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles and Lorena Wilson; maternal grandparents, Ray and Ruth Adams; cousin, David Jaeger; and family friend, Laura Gibbs.
Friends may call Monday, March 4th, from noon until 8:00 p.m. in Lunning Chapel. The family will receive friends following a 5:30 p.m. Rosary Service Monday until 8:00 p.m.
The funeral service for Michael will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th in Lunning Chapel with Rev. Dean Graber officiating. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, and the Great River Hospice House.
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Date & Time

Mon, March 4, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Location

Lunning Chapel
2620 Mt. Pleasant St.
Burlington, Iowa 52601


Service Information

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Date & Time

Tue, March 5, 2013
1:30 PM


Location

Lunning Chapel
2620 Mt. Pleasant St.
Burlington, Iowa 52601


Rosary Service Information

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Date & Time

Mon, March 4, 2013
5:30 PM


Location

Lunning Chapel
2620 Mt. Pleasant St.
Burlington, Iowa 52601


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pamela wilson
Mar 19, 2013

Michael was such a great son. Caring, loving and lots of fun. He was not only my son but a great friend. I will miss him so much. But, he will always be in my heart.

Mitch Bloomer
Mar 10, 2013

Mike was a great friend in high school and again in the past 10 years or so. I can truly say I never heard him say a bad thing about anyone. I am thankful Mike reconnected with my brother Dave and I and am proud to have ... more

Mar 10, 2013
Mike was a great friend in high school and again in the past 10 years or so. I can truly say I never heard him say a bad thing about anyone. I am thankful Mike reconnected with my brother Dave and I and am proud to have known him.

Mitch Bloomer
Heather
Mar 6, 2013

Mike was one of the nicest guys I have ever met, always had a smile, he will be missed! RIP Mike.

Julie Scarff Bonewitz
Mar 5, 2013

Pam, We were school friends, and I have many happy and sweet memories of you. I am so sorry to learn of your loss. It is obvious you raised a wonderful young man.

Dianna Dickinson
Mar 5, 2013

What can I say to express my sympathy... Please know that I have held you in prayer these past few weeks and will continue to do so.

corey ryan
Mar 4, 2013

what can i say about mike besides that he was one of a kind, always smiling and very cheerful to talk to,i owe mike my deepest gratatude because when he took the job with rex in waterloo i was able to take his place and ... more

Mar 4, 2013
what can i say about mike besides that he was one of a kind, always smiling and very cheerful to talk to,i owe mike my deepest gratatude because when he took the job with rex in waterloo i was able to take his place and try to fill his shoes as a salesman out at rex, i hope i did him proud. mike will be missed by us all especially his other family that used to work out at rex

corey ryan
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