Thomas P. "Tom" Michelsen

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Thomas P. "Tom" Michelsen, age 68, of Valparaiso, formerly of Jackson Township for 24 years, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Porter Regional Hospital. On April 4, 1946, in Chicago, IL, he was born, the son of Thomas Hughes and Raefaella Michelsen. Tom was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and served his nation in the U.S. Air Force from 1965-69. On October 7, 1972 in Riverdale, IL, Tom married Mary Lou Schuller, who survives. Also surviving are daughters: Susan (Shane) Wentz of Louisville, KY and Cheryl (Emilio) Mejia of Atlantic Beach, FL; grandchild, Reanna Nussbaum; siblings; Jerome (Frances) Michelsen and Judith Lamb; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, Thomas Christopher Michelsen. Visitation will be Friday, April 18, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with the service to follow on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. both at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN with Father Roger Bower officiating. Cremation will follow at Angelcrest Crematory. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Agnes Day Center and Wounded Warrior Project.

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Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-0535
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Published in The Times on Apr. 17, 2014