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ETI Learns of the passing of former long time Collison Technical Chair Mick Vinchattle

14 Aug 2015 10:31 AM | Deleted user

Vinchattle, Larry S. "Mick" was born on July 31, 1943, on a farm in North Central Iowa to Roy and Gretchen Stephenson Vlnchattle. The family moved to a small town, Gowrie, when Mick was 1 year old. He grew up there and graduated from Gowrie High School. After graduation he work several years for a local company, Buskee Industries, before moving to Milwaukee where he lived and worked for Blackhawk Industries. Mick traveled extensively for Blackhawk throughout the United States and other countries. He was in charge of training and marketing programs for their company, as well as all trade show activities. Mick enjoyed many rounds of golf in his earlier years. He was active in bowling, belonging to two or three leagues at a time and travĀ­eling to tournaments. He had the bowling "Bug" like his dad. Mick enjoyed traveling with his good buddy Russ and meeting with the guys for coffee every day, and telling a good story, also another one of his favorite past-times. Mick was preceded in death by his wife Mary (nee Ollmann), his parents Roy and Gretchen, two brothers Harold and Ronney, three sisters Zelda, Sharon and Glee. He is survived by his sister Doris Martin of Ames, Iowa, brother Jerry of Texas, and many nieces and nephews. Mick looked forward to getting to travel home, and to once again be with Mary. Visitation at the Funeral Home, Friday, August 14th (TODAY) 4-7PM, additional visitation Saturday August 15th at ST. MATTHIAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 9606 W. Beloit Rd., 9-9:45AM. Mass of Christian Burial lOAM. Interment Highland Memorial Park.

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