Michael G. Wheeler
(Wednesday - November 24, 2021) - Michael G. Wheeler, age 54, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, November 21, 2021.

Michael was born on April 4, 1967, in Crystal Falls, to Beverly (Anderson) and the late Richard Wheeler.

Michael grew up in Crystal Falls and graduated from Forest Park High School, class of 1985. After graduation, he attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, where he obtained an Associate’s Degree in Mechanics, class of 1988. He married Angie Franz on November 11, 2016. Michael served with the United States Army from 1984-2009 when he was honorably discharged. He was a member of the Iraqi Freedom Mission in Kuwait and of VFW auxiliary post #2891. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was very passionate about mechanics and working in his garage.

He is survived by his loving wife, Angie (Franz) Wheeler; sons, Brandon Wheeler and James Wheeler; step-daughters, Nola McDowell and Amber McDowell; mother, Beverly Wheeler; brothers, Richard (Tamra) Wheeler and Ronald (Susan) Wheeler; sister, Melissa (Raymond) Steele; grandchildren, Russell Sundell, Grayson Wheeler, and Gracelynn Wheeler; father and mother-in-law, Jimmy and Toni Ann Franz; brother and sister-in-law, Josh and Erin Franz; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 27, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 12:00 Noon, at the funeral home.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls to honor Michael’s legacy of life.