Michael P. “Mike” Wargel, Sr.



Michael P. “Mike” Wargel, Sr., age 71, of Bluffton, SC and formerly of Evansville, IN and Chicago, IL died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at home.

Mr. Wargel was born on May 20, 1946 in Presque Isle, ME, the son of the late Gilbert and Margaret Wargel. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. After the Navy he worked as a printer for newspapers while attending the University of Michigan. His interests and skills eventually led to a career with computers, working mainly with law firms and retiring as the Director of Information Technology. While living in Bluffton he was active in the Sun City community. He was a board member of the Travel Club and the Book Exchange. He was an avid racquetball player participating in many tournaments. He will be remembered for his daily early morning walks around Town Square and for his friendly laugh.

Mr. Wargel is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Teresa Wargel; son, Michael P. Wargel, Jr.; daughter, Mary Santina (Mark); brothers, David Wargel (Martha) and Richard Wargel (Heidi); and grandchildren, Hannah and Zeina.

Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton is assisting the family with a private celebration of life.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Red Cross.