Michael Somers

Michael Somers, 57, of Spirit Lake passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021 in the Lakeland Memory Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

Michael was born on July 22, 1963 to Glenn Leslie and Lois Arlene (Stegemann) Somers. He graduated from Arnolds Park high School and earned his associates degree in Mechanics. He worked for 30 plus years as a mechanic for Great Lakes Toyota in Spirit Lake. He also worked for a short time as a bartender at the Marquee in Spirit Lake. In his free time, he enjoyed pheasant hunting and golfing. He enjoyed sporting events and cheering on his teams, the Iowa Hawkeyes, and Dallas Cowboys.

He is survived by his sister Shari (Jeff) Nichols of Spirit Lake; nieces Lori Thompson, Amy Hansen, Jenny Utterback, and Nephews Cody Petska, Michael Petska and Autumn Petska; great nieces and nephews Jonathon Thompson, Osborn Thompson, Melaney Thompson, James Hansen, Spencer Matthews, Monte Matthews, Brady Caulsen, Kaitlynn Caulsen, and Madelynn Utterback.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Sandy and a nephew Jon Osborn.