Mike Vancel

Mike "Puffy" Vancel

62, passed away on January 28, 2013 at Community Hospital North. He worked at Ford Motor Company and was also an active committeeman with UAW Local 1111. Mike is survived by his wife Janie; two sons, Joshua and Jeff, and a daughter, Dustie. He also has six grandchildren, Justin, Jesse, Sam, Jena, Joshua, and Luke.

Services will be on Friday, February 1 at 5 PM at Flanner and Buchanan- Lawrence, 5215 N. Shadeland, with calling from 1 PM until service time. Cremation will be accorded. A tribute to Mike's life may be viewed online at


Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 31, 2013