Michael B. Wingate, 55, of Frankfort and formerly of Colfax, passed away August 3, 2013. He was born January 8, 1958 in Boone County to Charles P. and Shirley A. (Parke) Wingate. He married Lora I. Wingate on November 13, 1982 in Colfax and she preceded him in death on August 3, 2013.;Michael was a 1978 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and was a lifelong Clinton County Resident. He worked for Shoestring, Inc. in Colfax and then for Wabash National in manufacturing and as a forklift operator. He was a member of the Colfax Sons of the American Legion and attended Colfax Christian Church as a child.;Survivors include Daughter: Amanda Wingate of Frankfort, Son: Nicholas Wingate (Fiance: Megan Bonwell) of Frankfort, Sister: Deborrah (Roy) Sledge of Schertz, TX, and 2 Granddaughters: Alison and Elysa Muzzarelli;He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Ottis Wingate and Mrs. and Mr. Opal Parke.;Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2013 at Colfax Christian Church. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the church. Pastor Dave Collier will officiate. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Boys and Girls Club with envelopes available at the church.
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