Mike Hammond


Age: 53

co-founder of computer maker Gateway Inc. in a northwest Iowa farmhouse in 1985 who started Gateway with brothers Ted and Norm Waitt selling what became among the most popular computers on the market, in which the firm grew quickly while shipping computers directly to consumers in boxes decorated with Holstein cow spots but who helped to manage the company's operations in Iowa and South Dakota and later started Dakota Muscle to restore and repair classic cars after retiring from Gateway.

Cause of Death: Unspecific causes

Born: November 28, 1961

Died: October 29, 2015

Sioux City, Iowa