MikeWildObitMichael Thomas Wild, age 49 died Friday August 19, 2016 at Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha following a brief battle with cancer. Mike lived in Washington DC.

Mike was born December 31, 1966 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was the son of William and Carol Sprengelmeyer Wild.

Mike graduated from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids and received his Bachelor degree from the University of Iowa and a Master’s degree from the State University of New York in Stonybrook. Mike was the Deputy Director of Re-Districting at the Republican National Committee.

Funeral Mass: 10:00am Saturday August 27, 2016 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Father Phil Thompson will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00pm to 8:0pm Friday August 26, 2016 at Cedar Memorial park Funeral Home with a vigil service starting at 5:00pm. Burial will be at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mike is survived by his parents William and Carol Wild; siblings Bill (Judy) Wild of Eden Prairie, MN, Therese Harrelson of Robins, Steve Wild of Marion, Greg Wild of Cedar Rapids and Lisa (Larry) Nelson of Cedar Rapids; Nieces and nephews Zach, Lauren and Elizabeth Wild, Christopher, Thomas and Jacob Harrelson, Alyssa, Ashleigh and Aryn Nelson; And his beloved dog Hannah.

Mike had many interests including business, real estate and traveling. Most important to Mike was his faith, his family and so many dear friends across the country.

He was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed dearly by those closest to him.

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