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“I did not know the man Michael had become. I only knew him as I was growing up on Mt. Vernon. It sounds like he made a beautiful life for himself and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Sheryl Glenn (Burdge) - Milwaukee, WI

“I am so sorry for you loss. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry Wistein - Charottesville

“I would like to give my condolences to the family. While I never had the honor of meeting Michael, I do know his nephew (Godson) Bryan, and had the...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Thea Busalacchi - Buckeye, AZ

“Deeply saddened for your loss. A very kind human being, always trying to help everybody, he had a big heart! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sylvia - Merrill, WI

“Steph, Ryan &a Cooper, Wayne and I would like to.extend our condolences in the loss if your dad. If there's anything we can do for you, please...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Wayne and Judy Bondioli - Irma, WI

“Good man! He was always friendly and upbeat even in the negative environment he worked in. Was one of the best guys at Lincoln Hills School! ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Pitts - Merrill, WI

“Always a nice guy and was really liked by the youth. Was fair and treated the youth with respect! They in turn, respected Mike. I never heard him say...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Pitts - Merrill, WI

“My heart goes out to you all. I knew Mike from working with him at Lincoln Hills. Hugs and Prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Teri Willet - Irma, WI

Michael C. Erdmann, age 54 of Merrill, died Wednesday, November 8, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. He was born August 30, 1958 in Milwaukee, the son of Albert and Lucile (Hart) Erdmann. He worked in television and radio from 1984 until 1993, he then became a youth counselor at the Lincoln Hills School until his retirement in 2012. Michael enjoyed reading, working on voiceover materials, and spending time with his family as well as his beloved dog Mac. Survivors include: his father: Albert Erdmann, Milwaukee, Daughters: Stephanie (Ryan) Schwartzman, Merrill, Crystal Erdmann, Merrill, Grandson: Cooper Schwartzman, Merrill, and one grandchild on the way. Brother: Steven (Linda) Erdmann, Westbend, Sisters: Cindy (Thomas) Bremeier, Milwaukee, Teresa (Biggy) Woyak, Burlington, and Cheryl (Charlie) Janatis, West Allis, and best friend: Tammy Koporetz, Merrill. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucile Erdmann, and son, Jonathon Koporetz. A Celebration of Michael's life will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 14, at Vineyard Church in Tomahawk. Visitation will be 9 AM until the time of service at the church. Pastor Nate Nelson will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to T.B. Scott Library or the Merrill Food Pantry. The Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

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