Obituary Listings

Michael Frederick Weitenhagen
There are condolences waiting approval on Michael's Tribute wall
Obituary for Michael Frederick Weitenhagen

Michael Frederick Weitenhagen, 71 of Urbandale passed away on March 30, 2017. A visitation will be held from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale. A service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, April, 3, 2017 at the church. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Michael was born April 1, 1945 in Des Moines, Iowa to Lawrence & Evelyn Weitenhagen. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids and the University of Northern Iowa. Michael served in the United States Air Force. He married Nancy Lowenberg on September 23, 1978.

He was a truck underwriter manager for many years before retiring. In his free time, he enjoyed working in genealogy, landscaping, antiquing and spending time with his family, especially his only granddaughter.

He will be remembered for his witty sense of humor and his generous spirit.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Sara (Brad) Deich; and granddaughter, Elyse.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Cheri Tellin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Michael Frederick Weitenhagen, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

8301 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, Iowa 50322





10:00 AM
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

8301 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Cemetery Details


Glendale Cemetery

4909 University Ave
Des Moines, Iowa 50311


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Michael Frederick Weitenhagen

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Michael

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.