MYRON “MIKE” ORVILLE WIEDBRAUK

Myron “Mike” Wiedbrauk, age 92, of Caro, formerly of Curran, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Satchell’s Adult Foster Care Home in Caro.  Mike was born October 19, 1926 to the late Philo and Etta (Pearsall) in Curran on the family farm where, in his early years, he helped his father and also worked as a lumberman eventually taking a position as a powerplant electrician at Consumers Power in Bay City.  Mike eloped with the former Patricia Zimmer to Angola, Indiana and were married August 28, 1954.  The couple then lived in Saginaw and Reese where they were members of Caro First Baptist Church before retiring in Curran in 1991. They were members of Curran Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church.  Mike served as a Boys Brigade Leader and as an AWANA leader and director.  He also taught Sunday School for many years.  Mike, an accomplished harmonica player he was never without one, one was always with him.  Whether it be at church or the cashier line at a local store, Mike would bring out one of his harmonicas and start to play with many listeners hearing one of his favorites, What A Friend We Have In Jesus. While a resident at Satchell’s Adult Foster Care Home Mike played to sooth the other residents. He touched many hearts with his music.

       Left to cherish Mike’s memory are his two children and their spouses, Diane & Willard Nusz of Caro and Tony & Kathy Wiedbrauk of Idaho; four grandchildren, Karen, Andrew, Melissa and Megan; six great grand children and one brother and his wife, Curt and Micky of Byron.  Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy, September 6, 2015, his parents; two sisters, Marilyn Lince and Hazel Phetteplace and one brother, Harry Wiedbrauk.              Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Caro First Baptist Church with Rev. Marc Herron officiating. Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Curran Cemetery in Curran. The family will be present to receive friends at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Caro First Baptist Church. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro.   

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