January 22, 1954 - November 27, 2013
Michael Clair Hellwinkel passed away on Nov. 27,2013 in Carson City, NV. Mike was born on Jan. 22, 1954 in Ca. and grew up on his families Gardnerville dairy. Mike graduated from Douglas High and went on to become a mechanic graduating from Oregon Tech. He worked for mines in Elko and Winnemucca then retired back to Gardnerville.Mike loved his 2 dogs Thumper and Lizard. He had a great love for gardening and rock hounding. He is predeceased in death by his mother, Betty Hellwinkel. Mike is survived by his father Elmer Hellwinkel, brother Chris (Valree), sisters Gail White (Dale) and Patty Scott (Neil). He was also a beloved uncle. At Mikes request there will be no memorial at this time. Mike will be greatly missed by family and friends.