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I met Mike 7-8 years ago thanks to TechMix. Mike always enlightened our discussions with his extensive experience and comments. We will miss you Mike!


Posted by: Rodrigo Garcia - Castro Urdiales (Spain) - Coworker   Aug 13, 2020

Mike followed me into Hamilton Co. Extension before joining Land O'Lakes and we met up with each other at Animal Science conferences in subsequent years.
Mike was a successful animal science consultant and made many friends for Land O'Lakes.
Mick and my son Randy were members of the Sat. morning Town & Country Kiwanis club in Ames. He and Randy attended several Iowa State big 12 basketball tournaments in Kansas City.

I am saddened to learn of his passing. Karl G.


Posted by: Karl Griffith - Mason City, IA - Friend   Aug 12, 2020

In 2007 we were on the same cruise as Mike and Dee....we created fun memories!! Mike was a great and proud Cyclone fan.....we are grateful to have called him and friend....


Posted by: Karen Hoiberg - Ames, IA - Friend   Aug 12, 2020

I had the great opportunity to get to know Mike through TechMix. We shared a lot of basketball and I Cubs games together. Just this past spring Mike took my Daughter and I to one of the last Iowa State home Basketball games.
I will always remember Mike as a caring compassionate person that would do anything to help you out. When he was passionate about something that he relentless in finding the answers. Myself and the entire TechMix team will miss him dearly.


Posted by: Trent Gierstorf - Jefferson, IA - Friend   Aug 12, 2020

My husband, Don Eggerling, and I were friends of Mike's. For a time we were in the same bridge club with Mike, Dee, the Axlands, and the Roehrs. We shared many a good story and hearty laugh with that bunch. I enjoyed Dee's refreshments served on her Grandma's beautiful dishes.
Mike liked to greet us at Bethesda after worship and talk about the Cyclone game from the day before. We have a Cyclone flag that we hang on our garage

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Posted by: Glenda Eggerling - Ames, IA - Friend   Aug 12, 2020

Sorry to hear about Mike's passing. We know the last couple of years have been a struggle for both Mike and his family. We will certainly miss his "How about those Cyclones?"greeting. Many fond memories of Mike from the "10 o"clock coffee group", card club, and church groups. Ardie remembers Mike being one of the last guys to leave Oak Hall when he was dating Dee at ISU. May he rest in peace.

Don and Ardie Roehr


Posted by: Don and Aride ROEHR - AMES, IA - Friend   Aug 12, 2020

Condolences to Mikes family. We had many good conversations over the years.


Posted by: Lee Uldbjerg - Hutchinson, MN - Coworker   Aug 11, 2020

Our condolances to the family on Mike's passing. We know it has been a long and difficult journey for Mike. We will miss him as a friend and a person to talk Cyclone athletics. We know that he is resting in a better place now. May he rest in peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family.
Maynard and Anne


Posted by: Maynard Hogberg - Ames, IA - Friend   Aug 11, 2020

Mike's enthusiasm and energy will be missed. I joined Land O'Lakes in 1984 in the seed group but Mike reached out and initiated a friendship even though he worked in a different area and a different location. It helped that I also was an Iowa State alumnus and we always had things to talk about. In 2004 I had the pleasure of joining the LOL Animal Milk Products group and saw how Mike added value to the company's image and

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Posted by: Steve Hastings - Blaine, MN / Colorado Spring, MN - Coworker   Aug 11, 2020

Mike was a wonderful colleague. I traveled many days and nights with Mike in the eastern half the US for Land O'Lakes Animal Milk Products. He was always very inquisitive to the point of exhaustion. Mike was truly interested in people and their background. Mike's favorite questions when meeting a new customer were; Where you in 4H? Where you in FFA? What college/university did you graduation from? He kept detailed notes on people's backgrounds and family to ensure he would

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Posted by: Kevin Hoepker - Blaine, MN - Coworker   Aug 11, 2020