Michael Celebucki, age 54 of Porter, Ind., passed away Friday, July 19,
He was born July 24, 1958 in Michigan City, Ind., to Anthony and Sally
He is survived by wife Karen Celebucki, of Porter, Ind.; son, Anthony
Celebucki, of Porter; daughter, Michelle Celebucki, of Minneapolis, Minn.;
brother, Raymond Celebucki, of Trail Creek, Ind.; and sister, Christine
Kolasa, of Westville, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Katherine Murgita.
Michael was a member of the Steelworker’s Local 6787. He was a maintenance
electrician for Arcelor Mittal. Michael was a former police officer for the
Chesterton Police Department. He was also a Veteran of the United States
Marine Corp. and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Michael coached Little
League. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish and golf. He was
a devoted and loving husband, the greatest dad, mentor and friend. His
family was everything to him and he was very proud of his children. Even in
his death, he continued to give as an organ/tissue donor.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Father James Meade
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. at
the Funeral Home.
Memorial Donations may be made to State Park Little League, CPD K-9 Unit or
Wounded Warrior Project.
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