Michael W. “Load” Todd, 45, of Westville, formerly of Chesterton, passed
away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at home.
He was born June 22, 1965 in Frankfort, Germany to Carlos F. and Mary E. (Zelencik)
Michael was a carpenter and a 1984 Chesterton High School graduate.
Surviving him are his mother, Mary Moran of Westville, his sisters Lynnette
Todd, Elise Jones and Tiffany Todd, all of Chesterton, his step-sister Susan
Merrick of Valparaiso, two step-brothers Mark Smith of Valparaiso and David
Smith of Hammond.
Also surviving are five nieces and nephews; Kayla Fleming, Curt and Kevin
Jones, Jillian Bonhert and Reese Kolasa, as well as several cousins and
He was preceded in death by his father, Carlos.
Michael was an avid White Sox and NASCAR fan and loved football.
A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, February 5 from 2-6 p.m. at the
Spring House Inn in Porter.
The Newhard Funeral Home in Westville is in charge of arrangements.