Michael Wayne "Mike" Lorentz

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  • "We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers..."
    - Nancy Gifford
  • "Mike was a wonderful man. I have never met anyone that..."
    - Christina Williams
  • "My love and prayers are with you Linda . Love Mo"
  • "Mike was such a kind man and a good neighbor. It's so hard..."
    - Anne Christie
  • "Aww Mike, how could you be gone? It seems like yesterday..."
    - John Pusieski
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Cascadia Cremation and Burial Services
6903 E 18TH ST #A

May 5, 1944 ~ January 18, 2017

Michael Wayne Lorentz, 72, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Jan. 18, 2017. He was born in Boise, ID on May 5, 1944 to Donald E. and Virginia L. Lorentz. He moved to Vancouver, WA with his family in 1947 and graduated from Ft. Vancouver High School in 1963, and later attended Clark College.
In 1965, Mike married Linda L. Anderson. In 2016, they celebrated their 51st anniversary.
As a teenager, Mike began his working career at Pederson Motors, the local Dodge dealership where he was awarded many certification awards.
In 1979, his family opened Don Lorentz Auto Care which he operated until his retirement 30 years later.
Mike enjoyed pastime hobbies of golf, bowling, and reading, along with his love of classic cars. He was active for 7 years in the Army Reserve.
Mike is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Kevin; mother, Virginia; brother, Jim (Sheryl); sister, Donna Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald in 2005.
At his request, there will be no service. A gathering will be held for family and close friends at a later date.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published in The Columbian on Jan. 29, 2017
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