Michael Joseph Pechman, 78, formerly of Lone Tree, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City surrounded by his family.
Michael was born July 19, 1942, in Iowa City, the son of Frank John and Catherine (Fromm) Pechman. He attended Lone Tree Schools and graduated with honors from the school of hard knocks. He was a 10-year United States Navy Veteran.
On Oct. 9, 1960, he was united in marriage to Joan Evans, they later divorced. Mike later married Jennifer Jones on July 19, 1972, in Iowa City. He worked as a welder for Williams Brothers Pipeline in Coralville for 18 years and most recently as an over the road truck driver for 25 years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and had a great interest in guns.
He is survived by his sister: Valenta (Jim) Moorman of Oregon; brother: Stacey (Pat) Pechman of North Liberty; six children: Jennifer (Dallas) Poeschel of Lone Tree, Kenda (Shay) Swailes of Muscatine, Julie (Chris) Johnson of Dubuque, Mark (Jolene) Pechman of South Carolina, Brad (Deb) Schaver of Iowa City, and Greg (Amy) Pechman of Cedar Rapids; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 27, 2021, at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Burial with military honors was in the Lone Tree Cemetery, Lone Tree, Iowa. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Veterans Liberty Center of Iowa City.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com.