Michael Lathrop

February 7, 1951 ~ October 14, 2019 (age 68)


Michael Wayne Lathrop, 68, of Onslow, Iowa passed away surrounded by love at home after losing his fight against brain cancer on October 14, 2019.


Visitation will be held at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Wyoming, IA on Thursday, October 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Onslow on Friday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m. A private family burial with Military rites will follow. Per Michael’s wishes there will be no viewing. The family will welcome all friends at the Memorial Hall in Wyoming for a luncheon on Friday following the service.


Michael was born on February 7, 1951 in Anamosa, IA to Betty Elizabeth and Merle Wayne. He graduated from Midland High School and then served his country in the U.S. Navy on the USS Intrepid, serving on the ships last time at sea.


Michael held a variety of jobs he loved through the years, from local agricultural work to trucking but his favorite was always his time at J&P Cycles.


Michael enjoyed camping, time in the shop, his family, restoring old vehicles and car shows.


Survivors include his wife, Patricia, son, Lee (Tricia)  White, step-daughter Malinda (Lawrence) Hintz, step-sons; Patrick White SR, Larry White JR, Jeffery White, Thomas White, sisters Barbara (Cyril) Carpenter, Vickie Lathrop, Sherry Kula, Debra Lathrop (Garry Nissen), several nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.


Michael was preceded in death by his parents, sister Patricia Rawson, brother Thomas, step-children; Christina Foyt and David White and granddaughter Angela Foyt.


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October 17, 2019

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Dawson Funeral Services Wyoming
106 E Green St
Wyoming, IA 52362

Funeral Service
October 18, 2019

10:30 AM
Onslow Presbyterian Church
Onslow, IA 52321

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