Michael Wallace Danzer, age 72 passed away on October 5th 2019 at St. Peters Hospital in Helena Mt.
Mike was born on June 12, 1947, in Lewistown Mt. to Wallace (Bud) and Ardis Danzer. Mike was a graduate of Denton High School; he attended Montana State University graduating in 1970.
While at MSU Mike would meet Ida Bernice Hildreth and they were married on September 12, 1971. They lived in Butte for two years where Mike worked as an accountant for the Montana Power Company before moving to Helena to join the Internal Revenue Service in 1973.
Mike became a certified public accountant in 1976. He then joined the staff of Kindred Holland & Co., certified public accountants as a tax manager in January of 1983 and by 1986 became a partner forming a new firm called Kindred Booker & Co. Mike formally retired on Dec. 31st 2018 due to his health but continued doing tax returns for family and friends totaling 36 years at Kindred Booker & Co.
Mike and Bernice adopted their only child, Jonathan Dexter Danzer, as a baby, born Dec. 24th 1976.
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Mike’s beloved wife Bernice passed away on Feb. 1st 1986. Mike never remarried and raised Jon by himself. Mike dearly loved his son, Jon and two grandchildren Lillian (15) and Jaysen (12). Jonathan passed unexpectedly on March 3rd 2019.
Mike was a good and kind person, never saying a bad word about anyone and always willing to help if he could. He spent his free time watching any sport he could, between Jon, Lilli, and Jaysen he had a full schedule!
Mike is survived by daughter-in-law Hannah Danzer, grandchildren Lillian and Jaysen Danzer; Brothers Dana (Cathi) Danzer, Rolf (Deb) Danzer, and Kelly (Kandi) Danzer. Sister-in-law Julie (Bill) Glauber, Brother-in-law Craig (Rhonda) Hildreth and several nephews and nieces.
A memorial service celebrating Mike’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25th at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home, 3750 N. Montana Ave. A reception will follow the service at Sleeping Giant Lanes, 3355 Tricia. Please visit www.aswfuneralhome.com to offer a condolence to the family or to share a memory of Mike.