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Michael Anthony Walt, age 65, of Big Rapids, was the third of six children born to Elgen and Dorothy (McGill) Walt in Traverse City. Mike's hope in Christ and love for God carried him home to the Lord on May 17, 2017.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Walt, of Big Rapids; two daughters, Hannah (Andrew) Wencl, of Willaimsville, New York, and Deborah (Aaron) Swain, of Benson, Minnesota; four grandchildren; mother, Dorothy Walt, of Traverse City; five siblings, Therese (Thomas) Brinson, of Lansing, Thomas Walt, of Traverse City, Cynthia (Alan) Robords, of Mt. Pleasant, Mary (William) Becker, of Traverse City, and Daniel (Lara) Walt, of Alexandria, Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his father, Elgen on June 28, 2016.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Trinity Fellowship Church in Big Rapids, where he was a member. Pastor Gary deBock will officiate. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 19, at the Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home in Big Rapids. Mike will be laid to rest at Highland View Cemetery in Big Rapids.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mike's name to Life Resources of Northern Michigan, 419 North Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601.
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Published on May 19, 2017
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