Michael Powers

Michael Powers


Michael Daniel Powers, age 48, of West Union, IA (formerly of Decorah, IA) passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones.

     Mike was born on April 3, 1972, the son of Roger and Mary (Lutzow) Powers in Rockford, IL. Mike moved to Missouri in 1996. He married Bridgette Rhynes and they later divorced. Together they had two children: Brandan and Skylena. He married Darcy Cook on May 10, 2007. Mike worked at a Nursing Home and McDonalds in Illinois. Then moved to Missouri in 1996 and worked at Missouri Forge, the Fire Dept, Lumber yard, and drove truck. Then moved to Iowa in 2002 where he worked at a McDonalds, Subway, Walmart, and a car dealership. Mike enjoyed playing cards and being an Ordained Minister since 2008. He loved going to the Family Table Restaurant and Ruby’s Restaurant for coffee with his “ladies”. Mike really enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved spending time with his grandson Easton and his goddaughter Nakoma.

     His wife survives Mike: Darcy of West Union. His five children: Brandan Powers, Doniphan, MO; Skylena Powers, Poplar Bluff, MO; Mitchell (Isabella Streif) Bruns, Elgin, IA; Karissa (Brian Arthur) Bruns, Oelwein, IA; Brandon Bruns, Decorah, IA. Grandson: Easton Bruns. His Mom: Mary Powers, Charles City, IA. Father-In-Law: Ned Krambeer, Decorah, IA. Brothers: Paul (Christina) Worzella, Martinsville, IN, Kathy (Mike) Plumb, Charles City, IA, Paul (Bobbie Jo) Powers, New Hampton, IA. Brothers and sisters-In-Law: Dave (Sharon) Cook, Oelwein, IA, Dawn (Randy) Teslow, Ossian, IA, Darrell Cook, Inver Grove Heights, MN, Darwin ”Darby” (Diane) Cook, Ossian, IA, Denise (Mike) Jones, Cresco, IA, Darla (Kevin) Wenthold, Ossian, IA. Step brother-in law: Dewayne (Jeannette) Wenthold, Kalispell, MT. Step sisters-in-law: Cathy Peterson, Mabel, MN, Diane Wilder, Mabel, MN, Sandy (Dan) Miller, Port Angeles, WA along with many nieces, nephews and “Special Daughter” Rylee Upton.

He was preceded in death by his dad, Roger Powers. Mother-In-Law: Peg Krambeer. Father and mother-In-Law: Orval and Anna Cook. Grandparents: Earl and Anna Lutzow; Richard and Catherine Powers. Aunts: Ruthie Gibbons, Virginia Hammer, and Patty Hammond. Uncle: Charles Lutzow. Brother-In-Law: Augie Shindelar


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