Michael David Tweed
Michael David Tweed, 74, Thompson, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, , at Bethany Lutheran Church, Thompson, with Pastor Rod Hopp officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Thompson. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, Lake Mills, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Michael David Tweed was born June 18, 1944, in Albert Lea, Minn. He was the son of Harry Joe and Opal (Hovland) Tweed. He received his education in Lake Mills, and graduated from Mankato State College with a teaching degree in biology. Later, he received his Masters Degree in counseling. He began his teaching career in Thompson, in 1967 and continued there until 1973.
He married Jeannine Brown, Coulter, in 1968. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last August. In 1973, he pursued a career as a New York Life Agent and later also sold crop insurance. He had retired from selling crop insurance.
He was a current member of the church council, was active with the Hometown Market, was a Boy Scout Leader, a Lions Club Member, and a Thompson Community Development Group member. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and Iowa Hawkeye fan, loved to travel and enjoyed playing and watching men’s fastpitch softball.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannine, Thompson,; two sons: Travis (Heather), West Des Moines; and Daris, Denver, Colo.; two grandsons: Mason and Callen Tweed, both of West Des Moines; sister, Dorothy Alden, Sheffield; one brother, Roger (Lib), Cold Springs, Minn.; two sisters-in-law: Barb Tweed, Lake Mills; and Diane Brown, Edina, Minn.; one brother-in-law, David Brown, Portsmouth, N.H.; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents and in-laws, Howard and Emmerett (Madson) Brown, Coulter; one grandson, Carter Tweed; four sisters: Leona Thompson, Yvonne Wiele, Gayle Bolton and Bonnie DeWall; four brothers: Deward Tweed, Don Earl Tweed, Dean Tweed and Ray Tweed; brothers-in-law: Dale Thompson, Raymond Bolton, Fred Wiele, Hartley Alden, Don DeWall; and a sister-in-law, Iris Tweed.