Matthew C. "Matt" Michalski, 46, Monticello, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home after an extended illness.
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He was born on June 4, 1967, in Akron, Ohio, to Margaret E. "Marge" (Buzzard) Michalski and the late Charles L. "Chuck" Michalski.
Matt was a 1984 graduate of Pioneer High School of Royal Center. He attended and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in criminal justice. Matt worked as a Juvenile Probation Officer for Monroe and Johnson Counties.
He moved to Monticello in 1997 and joined his father in a small sales rep company for approximately 10 years. When he retired from the sale rep business he joined Subaru and retired from there due to his illness.
Matt was a member of the Sons of the VFW Post #2231 of Monticello.
Surviving are daughter, Morgan Michalski; son, Jackson "Jack" Michalski; former wife, Michele Renee (Downing) Michalski; mother, Margaret E. "Marge" Michalski, of Monticello; sister, Stephanie Patacsil, West Lafayette; brother, Vincent Michalski, Velrico, Fla.; aunts, uncles and cousins; and four nephews.
Matt was preceded in death by his father, Charles L. "Chuck" Michalski; grandparents; one uncle; and one cousin.
Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, with a Rosary Service at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Reynolds at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with Father John Cummins of the St. Joseph Catholic Church officiating.
Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in rural Reynolds.
Memorials may be given to the
. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home Inc
6368 E. U.S. 24 Monticello, IN 47960
Published in The Monticello Herald Journal on Apr. 21, 2014