Michael J. Noland
Passed away peacefully on June 28, 2013, at the VA Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on February 12, 1948, in Indianapolis, IN. Michael attended grade school #s 68 and 77 and graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School in 1966. He excelled in basketball for Howe where it was quoted "Mike was one of the best big men ever to play basketball at Howe", and was later named to the Indiana All Star team. After being scouted by many colleges, he chose to play for Indiana University where they were ranked 2nd in the nation. After leaving IU he went to Vietnam to serve his country. Mike was an avid sports fan with his favorites being Indiana University Basketball, the Cincinnati Reds, and playing softball for 30 years. He was instrumental in planning golf games, card games, and relished in planning the class reunions for the Howe class of 1966, who have remained very close over the years, as well as any function allowing him to be with his many friends and loved ones. Mike was a very loyal and loving family man. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him especially his wife of nearly two years. Survivors include wife, Sharon L. Noland, mother, Patricia L. Dick, brothers Kevin (wife Gloria), Keith (wife Judy), Dave (wife Stacy), stepson Sean Hancook, stepdaughter Heather Agresta, his three precious granddaughters, nieces and a nephew. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, July 1,2013, at 4:00 p.m. at Primo Banquet Hall, 2615 National Ave, IN 46227. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
, the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, or Christ Lutheran Church of Irvington on Kitley Avenue.