Michael Waddell

Waddell, Michael "Doc"

PEWAUKEE - Michael "Doc" Waddell passed away on Nov. 9, 2020, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Ziegler; daughters, Rebecca (Matt) Ren, Sara (Ben) Patterson, and Gennifer Waddell; son, Michael (Rick Regur) Waddell; his grandchildren, Zoë and Ryker Ren, Harmoni Mossbarger, and Gabe Límon; and his brother, David (Tammy) Waddell and their children, Ryan Waddell and Andrea (Shawn) Dible. Other survivors include aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Jean Waddell.

Michael loved the Armed Forces and was very active in our Veteran organizations, as well as other community service groups. He was a true patriot in all regards.

He loved his family, his country, and countless friends.

A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date.

Fair winds and following seas. You, shipmate, stand relieved. We have the watch.

Non sibi sed patriae - Semper Fi



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Published by WiscNews.com on Nov. 14, 2020.
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Condolences to the Waddell family. Although many years have passed since we last saw each other, the memories are still there. Dave and family, our prayers surround you at this time.
Merrie Ellen O'Donnell
November 24, 2020
I am saddened by your loss. He was one of my best friend in Widefield High School. He was kind, funny, most of all very thoughtful. May God keep you on his blessings. Iris and Happy Kewin
Iris Kewin
November 19, 2020
God's Navy just got a whole lot better.
David & Eileen Brown
November 17, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to you, Becca and Sara, and family. Had some good times with your dad. He was the biggest Dale Sr. #3 fan!! He will be missed.
Rebecca Benson
November 16, 2020
I grew up in the neighborhood with Mike. He was my brother's age and I saw him around. His mom was my first piano teacher. Mike and I became friends on Facebook awhile ago. My brother has been gone a long time so it was nice to connect with someone who knew him. I enjoyed Mike's sense of humor and was proud to know he had honored our country by serving in the Navy. I will miss our little online chats. Much love to his family and friends.
Mary Lynne Ketcham
November 16, 2020
I've known Mike since HS. We shared a Navy connection also. You were a great guy, and will be missed. RIP shipmate.
Rae Henderson
November 15, 2020
We are so sorry, Rhonda. You are in our prayers.
Gene Brink
November 15, 2020
Rhonda and family- Mike was certainly a favorite amongst the Albanese group. I remember him as being respectful, kind and very humorous! I always admired Rhonda and Mike as a couple. You could see the bond and love there. Blessed be the heavens, and those he left behind, until you are all reunited with joy, once again.
Barbara Simmons
November 15, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss Rhonda. My deepest condolences to you and your family
Sherri Ritz
November 14, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Mike was a very good friend. We will miss him.
Perry and Yvonne Titus
November 14, 2020
Cathy and I are so very sorry to hear of this terrible news. Our deepest condolences to you Rhonda and family
Tom ans Cathy Leipzig
November 14, 2020
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God hold you in his arms and guide you to find peace. God Bless.
Sue Zimmerman
November 14, 2020
Rhonda, you and your beautiful family are all in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. Mike was a true friend to me when I needed it the most. I loved his stories, his candor, and just the way he always welcomed me like family. I am sorry I didn´t get to give him tgst Mary Kay facial he wanted.
Christine Thompson
November 14, 2020