Feb. 24, 1987 - May 4, 2013 MIDWEST CITY Michael Thomas Stoltz, of Midwest City, OK, was born on February 24, 1987 and passed away on May 4, 2013 at the age of 26. He is survived by his parents, Timothy and Ruch-ella Stoltz of Midwest City; his older brother, Steven Stoltz of Houston, TX; younger brother, Kyle Stoltz of Midwest City; grandparents, Cordie and Lester Cutter of Oklahoma City; grandmother, Patricia Stoltz of Midwest City; aunt, Leslie and uncle Thomas Cutter; cousin, Abigail Cutter of Oklahoma City; and dozens of other cousins and loved ones. Michael was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Stoltz of Oklahoma City. Michael graduated from Midwest City High School in 2005. After graduation he attended Rose State College and played baseball for the Raiders. Michael also played baseball for two American Legion teams, the Outlaws and Bandits. Recently Michael has been working for Kindred Hospital as a certified nursing assistant, and had just been accepted to the fire academy. When Michael wasn't helping others, he was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and noodling with friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to: The Children's Center, 6800 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008. Public viewing will be held at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home at 1820 S. Douglas Blvd., Midwest City, from 12:00 to 4:30pm on Thursday, May 9. Services will be held at Lifechurch, 6809 E. Reno, Midwest City, on that same day at 6:30pm.
Published in The Oklahoman on May 8, 2013