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Michael D. Hill

Obituary for Michael D. Hill

September 5, 1959 - June 9, 2020
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 60


Michael D. Hill, 60, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Windsor, Colorado passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 with his loving family by his side.

Michael Duane was born on September 5, 1959 the son of Max and Rhonda (Hafkey) Hill in Greeley, Colorado. He was a graduate of Eaton High School Class of 1977. On October 20, 1979, he was united in marriage to Sherlyn Pitts. Michael enjoyed farming for many years prior to making Windsor, Colorado their home for 32 years. In 2018, Mike and Sherlyn moved to Beaver Dam, WI. Mike was employed at Walmart Distribution Center in the maintenance department in Loveland, CO and Beaver Dam, WI for over 20 years.

Mike was an avid sportsman, he loved fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed golfing, horseshoes, throwing bags and bowling. He looked forward to nightly video gaming with his son and best friend, Aaron. He was a BIG John Wayne and Ted Nugent fan, even receiving a special encouraging phone call from Ted this past December. Mike will always be remembered for his amazing sense of humor, kindness and willingness to help anyone.

Michael will be deeply missed by his wife of 40 years, Sherlyn of Beaver Dam; his daughter Lisa Marie (Richard) Akey of Janesville and his son Aaron Michael (Laura) Hill of Beloit; two granddaughters: Hailee M. Falls and Hanna L. Falls; his mother Rhonda Hafkey of Eaton, Colorado; two sisters: Linda Hill of Windsor, Colorado and Patricia (John) Tapp of Florida; his brothers-in-law: Walter Pitts and Douglas Pitts; his faithful canine companion Harley and feline companion Merlin. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Max, son-in-law Robert Falls, a sister in infancy, mother and father-in-law: Shirley and Earl Pitts and brother-in-law Daryl Pitts.

A Celebration of Life for Michael will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the family home in Beaver Dam.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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