Michael B. Wiest
January 18, 1948 - August 13, 2016
Michael B. Wiest, 68, passed away August 13, 2016 in Fort Klamath, Ore. while setting up the park for Fort Klamath Days. While mowing the lawn, he ran over a bee's nest, was stung over 30 times, and died from anaphylactic shock.
Michael was born January 18, 1948 in Salem, Ore. to William and Joyce Wiest. He served in the United States Navy as a dental technician from 1967 to 1971. He was a yacht broker for 40 years and loved to sail. He enjoyed his family, cross country skiing, and caring for his beloved horses and dog.
Michael is survived by his loving mother, Joyce Wiest; brothers, Mark, Tim, and Andy Wiest; son, Bowen (Rachelle); daughter, Willie (Rob); three grandchildren; and long-time girlfriend, Patty Brown. He was preceded in death by his father, William Wiest and brothers, Thomas and John Wiest.
A memorial service was held August 20, 2016 at the River House in Fort Klamath, Ore. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the memorial fund for Michael's disabled granddaughter, Lucy Teresa at www.gofundme.com/michaelwiest.
Arrangements in care of Davenport Funeral Home, Klamath Falls.