Michael “Mike” E. Pelt, 63, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Froedtert South St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus.
He was born on March 16, 1958 to the late Wayne and Lorraine (Tienhaara) Pelt in Chicago.
Mike entered the US Army on June 15, 1976 and was honorably discharged on June 14, 1979. He then entered the reserves and was honorably discharged on October 27, 1982.
Mike was a truck driver for many years, having a handle of “Missing Link” and riding shotgun was “Carlton” from the TV sitcom Rhoda.
Mike enjoyed building model airplanes, fishing, bike riding and loved to draw having his work displayed at the State Fair. He was a very talented artist.
Mike is survived by his siblings Mary “Sue” Pelt, Dale (Robin) Pelt, Christine (Randy) Olson, Annette Pelt, Connie Wilson and Maxine Pelt and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his sister Sandi Borland and a nephew Christopher John Iorio.
Full Military Honors for Mike will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Memorials would be appreciated to a charity of one’s choice in Mike’s name.