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Thomas Michael Wilson

September 2, 1942 - November 12, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Viewing will be 4 – 6 pm Thursday November 18th at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Graveside service will be 10 am Friday November 19th at Alford Cemetery. Memorial service will be 1 pm Friday November 19th at Sweet Home Christian Church, 1825 Long Street.

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Thomas Michael “Mike” Wilson, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. Thomas was born inToledo to Ellis and Eleanor (Stock) Wilson.

Most of his grade school years were spent in Toledo. In the 8th grade they moved to the Yoncalla/ Drain area. His Senior year in 1959 he went into the United States Army. He served between 1959 and 1962. He was baptized unto Christ February 22, 1952 and was a long standing member of the Sweet Home Christian Church.

Michael spent a brief time at Northwest Christian College. He worked in many and various jobs in the Logging Industry. Truck driving was a big part of his working life as well.

He married in 1966 and had three children: Kevin Troy, Jennifer Sue and Janine Michelle. In 1985 he married Frances Goertzen. They moved to Sweet Home and called the community his home until his death. He retired from trucking in 2007 and spent his time reading, traveling and helping Frances in bringing joy to many churches and living facilities with music concerts.

Michael is survived by his wife Frances; three children; brothers: Bill and David; sisters: Wilda and Nellie; nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Frank; and step-son Jeffery Goertzen.
Viewing will be 4 – 6 pm Thursday November 18th at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Graveside service will be 10 am Friday November 19th at Alford Cemetery. Memorial service will be 1 pm Friday November 19th at Sweet Home Christian Church, 1825 Long Street. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com