Cover photo for Michael W. Wurzbacher's Obituary
Michael W. Wurzbacher Profile Photo
1955 Mike 2023

Michael W. Wurzbacher

January 27, 1955 — November 9, 2023

Michael W. Wurzbacher, 68, of Fargo, ND, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at Sanford on Broadway in Fargo. Mike was born January 27, 1955, to Frank and Marjorie (Gillum) Wurzbacher. He grew up and attended school in Fargo. After graduating from high school, Mike continued his education in CAD Tech. He then began his career with BNSF Railroad. On November 14, 1981, Mike married Elizabeth Greenheck in Moorhead, MN. They spent eight years in Chicago, IL, and moved back to Fargo in 1989. Over the years, he enjoyed his time as a Terminal Trainmaster with BNSF and later worked at Heyer Engineering until retirement. Mike also enjoyed spending time outdoors, landscaping and car detailing. 

Mike is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Jessica Wurzbacher of Fargo, ND; son, Jerimiah (Jacklyn) Wurzbacher of Phoenix, AZ; granddaughters, Ruby and Elizabeth; and sisters, Catherine Stockstad of Moorhead, MN, and Deborah Wurzbacher of Fargo, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Charles “Chuck” Wurzbacher.

Visitation will be Friday, November 17, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m, at Nativity Church of Fargo.

Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michael W. Wurzbacher, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, November 17, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Nativity Church of Fargo

1825 11th St S, Fargo, ND 58104

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Friday, November 17, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Nativity Church of Fargo

1825 11th St S, Fargo, ND 58104

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery

11th St N, Moorhead, MN 56560

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1928

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree