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Michael James "Mike" Stenger, Sr.

August 24, 1949 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 67)

Michael James “Mike” Stenger, Sr.

Michael James “Mike” Stenger, Sr., 67, of Topeka, Kansas passed away July 3, 2017.

He was born August 24, 1949 in Hays, Kansas the son of Paul and Margie (Wolf) Stenger. He attended Holy Trinity Catholic School and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School in Des Moines, Iowa with the class of 1967. Mike was an excellent baseball player and followed the major leagues fervently. He held management positions for major grocery and retail stores. He moved to Topeka, KS in 1983.  As a member of Oxford House he represented his chapter at the world wide convention in Washington, DC in 2009.    


Survivors include his son, Brian Stenger of Des Moines, IA, brothers and sisters, Paul Stenger and wife Anne of Arlington, VA, Vicki Willenborg and spouse Karen Hyland of Kansas City, MO, Pat Stenger of Topeka, Steve Stenger of Holton, KS, David Stenger of Topeka, and Suellyn Stenger of Hays, four grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Michael James Stenger, Jr. of Urbandale, IA, a sister Mary Kay Stenger and a brother Donnie Stenger.

Inurnment will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the National Kidney Foundation or Oxford House.  Condolences may be left for the family at

 Service Information

September 23, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
27th and Vine
Hays, KS 67601

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