Michael Edwin Wildman

Michael Edwin Wildman

December 11, 1944 - March 07, 2018
Lake Forest CA

Michael Edwin Wildman

December 11, 1944 - March 07, 2018
Lake Forest CA


Wildman, Michael “Mike” Edwin, born in Fullerton, CA, on December 11, 1944, passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, CA, on March 7, 2018, at the age of 73. He was a resident of Orange County for 70 years over the course of which he made countless friends and acquaintances throughout school and work with his work ethic, honesty, and sense of humor. Mike graduated from Sunny Hills High School in 1962 where he played football and in 1969 he graduated from Cal State University Fullerton with a degree in Business. Mike also served in the Naval Reserves. He would go on to work for such companies as Quaker Oats, 7 Eleven, Sizzler, and El Pollo Loco over the course of 45 years. In his retirement years Mike served in Lake Forest on the Sherriff’s Team of Active Retired Seniors or S.T.A.R.S.

In 1966, he married Susan Sweet with whom he was blessed one son Bryan. In 1973, he married Suzanne Flynne with whom he was blessed one son Robert. He was married to Suzanne for 41 years until her passing in 2014.

Mike is survived by son Bryan (Tracey), grandsons Taylor, Tanner, and Cody, son Robert, sister Shirley (Jack), nephews Jim (Ann) and Joe (Lisa), sister-in-law Diane (Brian), and nieces Kathryn (Paul), Heather (David), and Margaret (Tyler).



Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: March 24, 2018 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: O'Connor Mortuary
  • Location: 25301 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 581-4300

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13 responses to Michael Edwin Wildman

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  1. Al Hughes says:

    Prayers for the Wildman family, and grateful memories of a life well lived.

  2. Hazel Block says:

    To The Wildman Family, our thoughts & prayers are with you! We worked with Mike @ El Pollo Loco & loved him, such a special, special man! May he Rest In Peace.

    Judy Johnston & Hazel Block

  3. Mike was the kind of guy I tried to emulate. A class guy. I will miss him.

  4. Paul Hannosh says:

    I had so many great conversations with Uncle Mike, whether sports or politics or serving in the military. He was the epitome of a gentleman and I feel fortunate to have known him. May God bless his soul. <

  5. My friend, mentor and boss.. a great man with stellar work ethics that always held himself to a high standard..
    The world has lost a good man..

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