MONTICELLO/MONROE, Wis. — Michael Sylvan Bidlingmaier, age 73, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. He was born on April 29, 1943 to Sylvan and Margaret (Benkert) Bidlingmaier. Mike graduated from Monticello High School class of 1961. On June 17, 1967, he was united in marriage to Joni Lischeske. Mike farmed in the Monticello area and later worked at Swiss Colony in Monroe. He was a member of the Washington Reformation Church in Monticello.
Mike is survived by his children Stephanie Roseboom of Petersburg, IL and Lance (Tina) Bidlingmaier of Monticello, WI, grandchildren Brandon (Antoinette) Bidlingmaier, Ryan Bidlingmaier, and Auston Roseboom, and great-granddaughter Zayna. He is further survived by his siblings Karen (Bill) Ghormley of Ojai, CA, Darris (Diane) Bidlingmaier, Cheryl (Paul) Komprood, Sue (Russ) Torkelson, and Rick (Kathy) Bidlingmaier all of the Monticello area, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew Tracy Komprood.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Washington Reformation Church, N6026 Church Rd., Monticello, WI with Pastor Mary Gafner officiating with burial in the church cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Washington Reformation Church.
The Zentner-Beal Funeral Home of New Glarus is assisting the family.
An online memorial with guestbook is available at www.bealfuneralhomes.com