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Mike Wood

July 21, 1949 August 23, 2019
Mike Wood
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Obituary for Mike Wood

Mike Wood, age 70, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019, at UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital of Sioux City, Iowa.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at the United Methodist Church of Anthon, Iowa. Rev. Jena Finch-Manchester will officiate. Military Rites will be conducted by the McNiff Post # 389 of the American Legion of Anthon, Iowa. Burial will be held at a later date. A Visitation will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the United Methodist Church of Anthon, Iowa. A Masonic Service and Order of the Eastern Star Service will be held Monday, August 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at the United Methodist Church of Anthon, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Michael Kenneth Wood, age 70, of Sioux City, died Friday, August 23, 2019, from complications during his battle with cancer.

Mike was born July 21, 1949, in Long Beach, CA, to Dale and Sarah (Agnew) Wood. His early life was spent traveling as his father was in the military, ending up in Marysville, CA. He married Lorraine Staley and two children were born of that union; Shelly and David Wood. They later divorced and he married Barb Day in 1991.

He graduated from Burbank High School, CA, and attended Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, joining the Air Force in 1969-1973. He attended the University of Iowa College of Nursing, obtaining a Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) in 1976. While attending nursing school, Mike worked in Iowa City in the Pediatric Unit until he moved to Sioux City where he worked at Unity Point in the Orthopedic Unit for 35 years.

He was a loving, patient and kind father, husband, brother and friend. Mike was an avid reader and enjoyed camping and watching sports. He belonged to American Legion Post #64 of Sioux City. He was a member of the Triangle Lodge #643 A.F. & A.M. where he was Worshipful Master in 2007. He was a member of the Loess Hills Chapter #502 Order of the Eastern Star. He also served as Worthy Patron, Thonna Chaper of Anthon, IA. He was Grand Warder for the Grand Chapter of Iowa, Order of the Eastern Star in 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two children, Shelly of Sioux City, IA, and David, of Brazil, Indiana; three grandchildren, Trevor, Grace and Valor of Sioux City, IA; brother, Mark of Paradise, CA; step-sisters, Barb Hendershot of Vacaville, CA, Pamela (Buckey) Tentinger of Marcus, IA, Diana Draper of Early, IA and Patti (Dennis) Heath of Marshall, TX.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Evelyn Wood, Sarah and Hank Long; brother, Tom Wood; and step-sister, Cynthia Wiebersch.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Mike may be made to his family. A private burial will be held at a later date.


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Visitation

Monday

26

Aug

5:00 PM 8/26/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/26/2019 7:00:00 PM
United Methodist Church - Anthon

401 E Bridge Street
Anthon, IA 51004

Order of Eastern Star Service & Masonic Service 7:00 p.m.

United Methodist Church - Anthon
401 E Bridge Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Celebration Of Life

Tuesday

27

Aug

11:00 AM 8/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church - Anthon

401 E Bridge Street
Anthon, IA 51004

United Methodist Church - Anthon
401 E Bridge Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States
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