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Lynn "Mike" M Hetrick

June 29, 1959 — October 5, 2020

Lynn M. (Mike) Hetrick

Lynn M. (Mike) Hetrick, 61, of Grand Island, Nebraska died Monday, October 5, 2020 at CHI St Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Apfel Funeral Home with Family receiving friends. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Mike was born on June 29, 1959 at Grand Island, Nebraska to Merwin P. and Ruth (Kesel) Hetrick.

Mike attended Grand Island Public Schools and graduated from Grand Island Senior High in 1977.

On March 15, 1986 Mike was united in marriage to Jackie Bloomquist at Grand Island, Nebraska.

To this union two children were born, Sarah Lyn on June 20, 1987 and Caleb on April 2, 1993.

Mike was employed at several auto parts stores as a parts salesman.

Mike enjoyed life and his family, he was very active in motorsports and enjoyed building and racing stock cars with his son Caleb for many years. Mike was very knowledgeable when it came to building race cars. He was the go-to guy for the answers.

Mike is survived by his wife Jackie of 34 years; son, Caleb (Alyssa) Hetrick of York; sister, Sharon K. Rinke of Grand Island; brother, Ernie R. Hetrick of Grand Island; mother-in-law, Mary Bloomquist of Grand Island; brother-in-law, Doug Bloomquist and brothers and sisters-in-law, Dean (Vickie) Bloomquist of Grand Island, Dennis (Karry) Bloomquist of Cairo, Christy(Alan) Kroeger of Grand Island. Many nieces and nephews.

Mike is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Weston Bloomquist; brother-in-law, Alvin Rinke; sister-in-law, Nancy Hetrick and his infant daughter Sarah Lyn.

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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