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Michael Walzer

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Michael "Mike" Walzer, age 64 of Sheldahl, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at his home in Sheldahl, IA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry, IA. Burial will be in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry. Memorials will be given to his family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be left at

Michael "Mike" Jack Walzer was born on June 30, 1958, at Schwäbisch Hall-Hessental, Germany to William Ferd and Marjorie Mae (Knight) Walzer. He attended school at Perry, IA. He was united in marriage to Sheila Davidson and together they had 2 sons, Tyler and Bradley. They later divorced and he married Paula Haynes Walzer, and they had 1 daughter, Hailey. They later divorced. He worked at Sunstrand Corp. in Ames, IA, and then Woodward State Hospital until his retirement.

He was a member of the St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Perry. He enjoyed watching Iowa Hawkeye sports, camping, fishing, hunting, Harley Davidson motorcycles, watching his children’s softball and baseball games, and going to Hailey's dance recitals. Mike loved all the kids in his neighborhood, attending family gatherings, joking around with his family and friends, and his dogs.

In death he rejoins his parents, William and Marjorie Walzer.

Left to cherish Mike’s memory are his children, Tyler (Erin) Walzer, Polk City, IA, Bradley Walzer, Urbandale, IA and Hailey Walzer, Iowa City, IA, siblings, Kathy (Fred) Sawdy, Urbandale, IA, Laura (George), Klesel, Boone, IA and Scott (Jodi) Walzer, Des Moines, IA and his longtime girlfriend Jennel Clarke.

Posted online on August 25, 2022

Published in Perry Chief

Service Information


Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care 1721 Park St. Perry, IA 50220
September 01, 2022 at 1:30 PM