Mike Cowles, age 54 of Viroqua, died unexpectedly December 11, 2011 at Vernon Memorial Hospital, Viroqua. He was born on November 10, 1957 in Port Huron, MI to Ernest and Mary (McPhee) Cowles. He graduated from Port Huron High School in 1977 and then attended Port Huron Community College. Mike was an active member of the Viroqua Eagles Club Aerie 2707, sponsor member of Running-Johnson-Ray V.F.W. Post 3032 and St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Viroqua. Mike enjoyed sports and especially the Packers.
Mike is survived by a sister: Marsha McDaniel, Lyman, WY; nieces: Sandra Morrigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Michelle (Jason) Peden, Lyman, WY; special friends: Pam Geier, Chad, John and Judy, Linda Mustio, staff and residents at Parkview Manor, Patrons at Eagle’s Club and V.F.W. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Private family services will be held at a later date in Port Huron, MI with burial in Lakeside Catholic Church Cemetery. Reetz Funeral Home, Viroqua assisted the family with arrangements. On line condolences may be made on Mike’s memorial page at www.reetzfh.com.