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Mike Stielow

January 26, 1964 — February 18, 2017

Mike was born January 26, 1964 to Jo Ann (Mahan) and Percy Stielow. Mike past away at Immanuel Hospital in Nebraska on February 18, 2017 at the age of 53years and 23 days surrounded by his family.
Mike was born in Yankton SD. His family moved to Corning IA in 1970 where he attended Corning community schools where he graduated in 1983. He was active in athletics, chorus and drama. He was a member of St Patrick’s church where he served as an altar boy .After graduation he moved to Creston, IA residing at S.I.R.F. and working at innovative Industries. A couple of years later, Mike moved back to Corning and lived at Country Haven in their waiver homes. Following knee replacement Mike moved to Council Bluffs with Iowa Western Crossroads and worked for VODEC. In January of 2017 Mike moved back to Corning due to increasing physical disabilities and lived at Midwest Opportunities Inc.
Mike was born with limits but lived life limitless. Mike loved sports, family and friends. Mike had a strong work ethic and enjoyed being a productive member of the community. Mikes competitive spirit was infectious and his courage and determination was inspirational. Mike had a great sense of humor, you just had to be careful which side of his shirt you were standing on when he was wearing, ”I’m with stupid”. Mike enjoyed long walks, bowling, swimming and playing basketball. Mike was a regular participant in Special Olympics. Mike enjoyed life. He was a loyal fan for the Denver Broncos, Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Mikes family and friends were a high priority for him. It wasn’t unusual for his parents to get 2 or 3 calls a day to check on relative or friends.
Preceding Mike were his infant brother Doug and infant sister Angela, grandparents Leona and Frank Stielow, Lavona and Bill Mahan, Cousin Ron Slack and Uncle Joe Slack.
Left to cherish Mikes memory are his parents Jo Ann and Percy Stielow of Corning IA. Sister Kim Moore husband Paul and son Nick of Littleton CO. Aunt Arlene Slack of Eldora Iowa. Aunts and Uncles Karolyn and Larry VanOsdel, Jim Mahan, Kathleen Marris and several cousins.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center - Corning

701 7th Street, Corning, IA 50841

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