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“Just heard about Mike passing. Have some good memories and some interesting memories as we grew up as neighbors. My condolences to his loved ones. If...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: lory brockel - durham, CA

“I did not know Mike personally. My Dad, Henry Walser, was a good friend of Mike's Dad, John. They both loved horse racing and would go to the track...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Bray - Kansas City, MO

“We were part of Mike's Breakfast Network. We have been meeting every month for decades. It's hard to believe that we will no longer be a foursome. ...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: ELLEN VELASCO-THOMPSON - MN

“Thoughts and prayers to Mikes family. We r classmates from Mobridge and always enjoyed Mike in school and church . Also had his father as a teacher....Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Fisher - Aberdeen, SD

“Sympathies to all of the family1968 classmate ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sherrie Shillingstad Walther - SD

“I am a high school classmate of Michael's from Mobridge SD. Our class is so sorry to hear about Michael. Our sympathies to his family. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Vicki Jackson Berg - Mobridge, SD

“SO sorry to hear the news. Missy and I always enjoyed our visits up north with Mike and the gang. As i read the obit I can't help but see father John...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Wade Herbers - MINNESOTA LAKE, MN

“Becky and family, So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Such a nice man. You will be in our thoughts and prayers! We meet through Robbin and Dean. ...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Johnson - Rogers, MN

“Sorry we will not be present for the memorial service for Michael, but we will be with you in thought. Please accept our condolences. "God so loved...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Bernard Sonnek - Easton, MN

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Michael "Mike" McCallum, age 69, of Andover, MN died Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family, after a seven-month long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 3, at 5:00 PM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake, MN, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with services.

Michael James was born July 10, 1950, the son of John and Mary (Flanagan) McCallum in Mobridge, SD. On August 7, 1976, Mike was united in marriage to Becky Nowak in Minnesota Lake. He worked for the State of Minnesota, the city of St. Paul and retired in 2010 from his job with Xcel after 30 years.

Mike is survived by his wife Becky of Andover; daughter, Kim (Brian) Sauve and their children, James, Tana, Ben and great-grandkids Spencer and Hunter, all of North St. Paul; mother Mary McCallum of Minnesota Lake; Siblings: John (Karen) of Seal Beach, CA and their children: Monica and Elise; Pete (Sue) of Westlake, OH and their sons: Daniel (Alana) and Thomas (Dana); Mark (Kim) of Ft. Myers, FL and their children: Katelyn (Matt) Dunlap, Timothy (Angela) and Laura; Tom (Lisa) of North Oaks, MN and their children: Connor and Kira; mother-in-law Marvel Nowak of Minnesota Lake; Becky's siblings: Marilyn (Richard) Beske of Minnesota Lake, MN; Kathy (Bob) Becker of Minnesota Lake, MN; Mark (Jean) Nowak of Baudette, MN; Mike (Julie) Nowak of Minnesota Lake, MN; Amy (Bryan) Schultz of Wells, MN; Matt (Sue) Nowak of Minnesota Lake, MN; Brenda Nowak (Bob Carpenter) of Delavan, MN; along with many nieces and nephews and their families.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Patricia in infancy and Catherine (1980), and his father John (2016).