Michael "Mike" A. Hentges, age 51 of Loose Creek, passed away Monday, December 26, 2011, at his residence.
Mike was born January 27, 1960, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Al Hentges who preceded him in death on March 5, 2005, and his mother, Marieta (Frank) Hentges who survives of Loose Creek.
Mike was a 1978 graduate of Fatima High School.
He was owner operator of AMC, a division of Sircal Contracting, where he worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of Operators Local 513.
On December 5, 1997, Mike was united in marriage to Kathy Rohan in Belle. She survives of the home.
Mike was a lifelong area resident and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek.
He enjoyed working, farming, and fishing but most of all, he enjoyed playing with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mike is survived by: two sons, Levi and his wife Kimberly Hentges of Bonnots Mill; Dylan Hentges of Linn; one daughter, Amelia Hentges and her friend Justin Jaegers of Linn; four step sons, Christopher "Bear" and his wife Christa Thoenen of Frankenstein, Craig "Scrubby" Thoenen of Loose Creek, David Thomas of Columbia, and Ryan Thomas of Loose Creek; one step daughter, Cassandra Seals of Linn; one brother, Chris and his wife Sandy Hentges of Wardsville; four sisters, Geri Fick of Loose Creek, Judy and her husband Paul Verhoff of Loose Creek, Kay and her husband Mark Stuecken of Freeburg, Laurie and her husband Kenny Bonnot of Loose Creek; six grandchildren, Tyler and Logan Seals, Braden and Jacie Thoenen, Zack Thoenen, and Kali Thoenen, and anxiously awaiting Baby Hentges. Mike is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his father, Mike was preceded in death by a step son, Chad Thoenen and his mother-in-law Shirley Rohan.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.