Michael J. Samuelson, age 39 of Liberty Township, passed away Wednesday,
November 13, 2013, in East Chicago.
He was born on April 20, 1974 in Hobart, Ind.
On May 25, 2007 he married Stephanie Radar Samuelson, who survives in
Also surviving are his children Jacob Campbell, Mikey Samuelson and Danica
Samuelson, all of Liberty Township, his mother Melinda Samuelson of Houston,
Texas, sister Amy (Joe) Tinnel and brother Donnie Samuelson, both of
Portage, Ind., grandfather Richard Samuelson of Portage, grandmother Mary
Ann Gulledge of Texas and great-grandmother Bernie Griffin of Tenn.
Mike also is survived by his parents-in-law Ron and Bev Radar of Thayer,
Ind., sister-in-law Samantha (Jason) Bushman of Demotte, Ind., nephew Radar
Bushman and niece Kinley Tinnel, along with numerous aunts, uncles and
Mike was an Ironworker for Local 395. He enjoyed camping and riding his dirt
bike. He could always be found tinkering in his garage, taking things apart
and putting them back together. He enjoyed spending time with his wife,
children and extended family.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 16, 2013, from
3:00-7:00 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St. Chesterton
IN, 219-926-1309, with services following at 7:00 p.m. Cremation will follow
Memorials may be made in Mike’s name for his children’s college funds.