Michael L. Whitt, of Antigo, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and family on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, Ill after a courageous year long battle with esophageal cancer. He was 50 years old. He was born on September 25, 1967, in Zion, a son of Barbara (Flak) Whitt of Elton and the late Larry Whitt. He married his soul mate and best friend, Melinda McDougal, on August 24, 1991 in Antigo.
He was a graduate of White Lake High School, class of 1985.
Mike was employed at Waste Management in Antigo as a District Fleet Maintenance Manager for 19 years.
He was a member of the Deerbrook Bridge Runners Snowmobile Club.
Mike enjoyed vintage snowmobiles and tractors, old country western music, going to concerts, the casino, trivia and small engine repair. He treasured time with his family and friends.
In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include a sister, Tammy (Bruce) Whitt-Sylfest of Elton; a brother, Larry (Teresa) Whitt of New London; two nieces, Suzi Elst of Toccoa, GA, and Greta Whitt of New London; two nephews, Bryce Whitt of New London and Wesley McDougal of Wausau; and brother-in-law, Michael (Regina) McDougal of Deerbrook. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Kindle officiating. Visitation will be Friday, May 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.