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“Karyn and family - My condolences to you all. Mike was a caring, honorable man. Is am very blessed to have called him my friend. Our trips to...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kendall Rasmussen - Appleton, WI

“Mike was a very brave man. Because of him the truth finally came out. My condolences to the family. May he rest in peace knowing justice was done ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Paulsen - englewood, FL

“My condolences to the Uhde family, I'm sure I speak for the entire Speer family when I say our prayers are with you all in this time of pain and we...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Speer - Davenport, IA

“Dear Mike, Thank you for all of your good deeds. Sincerely, Frank Lostaunau Survivor San Francisco ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Frank Lostaunau - San Francisco, CA

“My condolences to the family. Mike was a man of courage and conviction who stood up to power and prevailed. I am presently in the west and regret not...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: John Dooley - Davenport, IA

“Karyn and family: You have my deepest thoughts, I didnt know Mike nearly as long as many of you, but he was a great inspiration of life, good...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Brad Kirsch

“To the family of Mike: So sorry for your loss. I went to Sacred Heart with him and also used to play at his house when the Uhdes lived on 15th Street. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Kehl

“I never met Mike but learned of his courage through others. He did so much for those suffering in silence. My sincere sympathy to Mike's loved ones. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Steve Theisen - Hudson, IA

“Annie, Neal, Christopher & Elizabeth,Our prayers are with you during this very sad time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ron and Lisa Smith and Diane Skiles - IA

“I never had the honor of meeting Mr. Uhde; my acquaintance is with his daughter, Annie. I have read news reports, and I think that this was a brave,...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rick Crowell - Bettendorf, IA

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Donna ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Backstrom - Davenport, IA

“Debbie- Our prayers go out to you during this difficult time. Just remember he is no longer suffering and that he has finally found peace. May he...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Shelly Tucker & Jayne Hildebrand - IA

“You have my deepest sympathy. I will keep you in my prayers. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberly A WIller - Sioux City, IA

“Mike was an inspiration to many of us. He was a brave man and I was honored to have met him. Praying for the family in this sad time, and knowing he...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Forrest


Mike Uhde, 62, a resident of Davenport, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at his home after a brief battle with cancer. The family will greet friends at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. to celebrate his life with sharing and remembrances. In keeping with Mike's wishes, cremation rites were accorded.
Don Michl Uhde was born on June 4, 1950 in Davenport, a son of Don Mike "Bud" and Marian Clare (Michl) Uhde. Woodworking, gardening, and travel were a few of the things that Mike liked to do. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, golfing and he had an extraordinary passion for music.
Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society in Mike's name.
Surviving Mike are his wife, Karyn, children, Aaron (Bridgette) Uhde and their children, Ella, Jack and Ben Uhde, all of Atlanta, GA, Annie (Neal) Schwake and their children, Christopher and Elizabeth Schwake, all of Le Claire, IA, Alison House and her daughter, Peyton House, both of Sheridan, AR, Amanda (Justin) Gregory and their children, Bailey and Aidan Gregory, all of Benton, AR; grandchild, Skylor Elliott; mother, Marian Clare Uhde, of Davenport; sisters, Karen (Thom) Hart, Marian "Jody" (Bill) Vance, Denise Burrows, Debra (Mark) Caven, Susan "Bucky" (Ken) Christenson, Julianne (Dennis) McDermott, Meg (Jed) Ruhberg; brothers, David Uhde, Kevin (Karlen) Uhde, Matthew Uhde, Mark (Shelly) Uhde; aunts, Mary and Gina Michl; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Dan Grinstead and Kathy Williams. He was preceded in death by his father, Bud, on October 10, 2003.