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Michael "Mike" Wolf

September 1, 1949  - September 19, 2007

9/25/2007
from Nelson Funeral Home, Gaylord MichiganMichael Wolf

Mr. Michael A. Wolf, age 58 of Gaylord, died Wednesday, September 19, 2007.

Mr. Wolf was born in Detroit on September 1, 1949 the son of Paul & Delphine (Doane) Wolf. Mr. Wolf was a self-employed builder, and an avid participant in dog sledding for the past 20 years. He also loved hunting, visiting with family and friends, going to car shows, and driving his own sports cars.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children, Rachel (Aaron) Brooks of Petoskey, Renee Wolf of Gaylord, Brandy (David) Murrell of Gaylord, Theresa (Robert) Andrews of Interlochen, and Grace Wolf of Gaylord; 10 grandchildren, Gabriel, Benjamin, and Marial Brooks, Logan, Bailey, and Miriam Murrell, Jacob, Joseph, Kaitlyn, and “baby on the way” Andrews; his father, Paul (Joyce) Wolf; brother and sisters, George (Shaun) Wolf, Brenda Sanders, and Dervin Maynard; and many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 10AM from St. Mary Cathedral, Rev. John McCracken, officiating. Interment took place at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home was held on Friday from 3-8 PM and at the church on Saturday beginning at 9 AM. A parish rosary was offered at the funeral home 7 PM Friday.

Condolence Message board can be found at http://nelsonsfuneralhome.com

Contributions in memory of Michael Wolf may be made to the Wolf Grandchildren Education Fund through the Nelson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.


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10/4/07: Message from Kathy (McCully) Kruch

A lot of people know Mike as a head strong, very focused sled dog trainer. I was fortunate enough to know him as a good friend. There was a time when I was going though some rough edges in my life and Mike and Shirley where there for me. Mike helped me with my house and with my dogs and they both helped me stay in the sled dog sport, (something I really love) at a time I thought I would not be able to. I remember him calling me to see if I was ok and giving me a hard time about not getting out there to train. He would say “You can do what you like but it’s all a matter of priorities Kathy. If you going to run dogs you have just do it!”

I was shocked to here about Mike; he was such a strong and determined man, the kind that could go the distance. I can’t help but think he is out there...motivating someone to get off their butt and do the things they are just talking about doing.

Shirley, I cant think of anyone who deserves peace and love more then you, hold on to your faith and the people in your life that love you so very much.

My deepest sympathy to you and your family. This is a hug for ((((((((Renee))))))).

Love, Kathy (McCully) Kruch
Alger, Michigan


10/1/07: Message from Brandy Murrell

Mike Wolf was my dad. His death took us by surprise. He was the smartest man I ever knew. He loved my mother dearly and enjoyed the sled dog community so very much. He has taught us so much about family importance and doing what you enjoy.

I still wish it were a dream. My mom would like to express her gratitude for the many thoughts and prayers that have been sent via e-mail or mail.

Brandy Murrell


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