Chesterton Tribune

Michael 'Load' Todd dies at 45

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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) Todd.

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 friends.

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. www.newhardfuneralhome



Posted 1/31/2011