Chesterton Tribune

Michael Albert Carrasco dies at 16

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Michael Albert Carrasco, age 16 of Chesterton, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009. He was formerly a longtime Portage resident.

He is survived by his loving parents, Alberto and Maria Carrasco; one brother, Anthony Carrasco; one sister, Miranda Marie Carrasco all of Chesterton; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Juan and Luz Amelia Carrasco, and Sacramento and Juanita Lopez.

He enjoyed playing baseball, sports, video games, traveling and movies. Michael loved peanut butter and his pet “Gizmo”. His idols were Barry Bonds and the “Big Hurt” Frank Thomas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Nativity of Our Savior, 2949 Willowcreek Road, Portage. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Portage.

Visitation is Monday, April 13 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage. Call 762-3013 or online at



Posted 4/10/2009