May 31, 2019

Michael “Mick” Revering, 74, of Litchfield died Friday May 31, at the VA Health Care Center in St. Cloud. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Church of St. Philip in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home with a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery with military honors provided by the Litchfield Military Honor Guard.

Michael Patrick Revering, son of Al and Eleanor (Priley) Revering, was born March 8, 1945, in Litchfield. He grew up in Litchfield and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1963. He then entered the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He returned to Minnesota and worked as an electrician in Minneapolis. On May 15, 1969, he was married to Diane Cox at Church of St. Philip. They moved to Litchfield and built a home in 1971, where they still lived. He worked a short time for Wagner Electric and then started working for Johnson Brothers Construction as a heavy equipment mechanic. After 27 years with Johnson Brothers, he started working for Friedges Landscape Inc. in Lakeville. Mike was a member of Church of St. Philip, Knights of Columbus, and the V.F.W. He was also a member of the NRA, Minnesota Deer Hunters, Pheasants Forever and Darwin Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed spending time at the cabin, cutting wood, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed snowmobiling, four wheeling, visiting with friend and family, drinking beer and eating peanuts. Mike liked to joke with people, play card tricks (little Joe) and make mounts of deer antlers.

He is survived by his wife Diane Revering of Litchfield; children, Tony (Jenise) Revering of Litchfield and Ann (Tom) Schumacher of Eden Valley; grandchildren, Tristan Revering, Madison Revering, Michael Schumacher and Ava Schumacher; brother Andrew Revering of Tucson, Arizona; and sisters, Mary Geers of Litchfield and Kathleen Revering of White Bear Lake; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Al and Eleanor; stepdad Vernard “Hoot” Klindt; and brother Robert Revering.

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