Michaels, age 76 of Chesterton, passed away on December 12, 2018, at Porter
He was born on May
1, 1942, to Harold and LaDonne Michaels, both of whom preceded him in death.
On October 14,
1983, in Chesterton, IN, he married Carol Allshouse Michaels, who survives
He is also survived
by his children: Craig (Charlotte) Michaels of Valparaiso, IN, Trish
Michaels of Lake Station, IN, Susan (Bob) Quinn of Valparaiso, IN, and
Debbie Tarkane of Chesterton, IN; his grandchildren: Spencer, Dustin, and
Kay Michaels, Jen (Matt) Estill, Kelly (Bevan) Coulopoulos, Kristin (Joe)
Quinn, Robert (Meghan) Quinn, Lindsey (Joey) Tarkane, Michael (Marie)
Tarkane, Katie (Adam) Tarkane, Robert Allshouse III, Ryan (Brittany)
Allshouse, Aaron Allshouse and Susan Allshouse; his 22 great-grandchildren;
and by his siblings, Alan Michaels of IL and Kathy (Darrel) Dunnick of WA.
Richard is also
preceded in death by his sons, Rick on December 27, 1986, and Bob Allshouse
in January of 2018; his sister, Janice (Don) Shearer and his sister-in-law,
served his country as a United States Marine. He was a member of St. Johnís
United Church in Chesterton and a member of the American Legion Post 170. He
also loved camping and fishing.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 11 a.m., St. Johnís United
Church, 225 W Lincoln Ave., Chesterton, IN, with Reverend Aaron Ban
officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until
time of service at the church.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
may be given to Frontline Foundation, 1008 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304,
The Duneland Resale Shop, 801 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304 or to the
charity of the donorís choice.
Memories may be