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Memorial dinner Thursday for George J. Michaels

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George J. Michaels, age 62 of Davenport, Florida, formerly of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away on April 4, 2015.

He was born on September 9, 1952, in Valparaiso, IN, to George N. and Sarah E. (Sawyer) Michaels.

He was married to Susan Seat, August 2, 1974, in Valparaiso, IN. He is survived by his wife, daughters Stephanie Rojo of Woodstock, IL, Kimberly (Bryan) McCann of Davenport, FL, and Valerie (Mark) Angel of Houston, TX, and son George “Joshua” Michaels of Seattle, WA, grandchildren Antonio Rojo, Adryc, Aryia and Aryon McCann, and Artemis and Aurora Angel, sisters Judy Fyock and Janet Copley, many nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews and loving cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Leonard R. Michaels.

George, a Chesterton High school class of 1970 graduate, was an award winning Chemist whose formulas are used on many everyday products around the world. He loved to spend time with his family and loved to go to Walt Disney World, which he did frequently. He loved to travel also and has been lucky enough to travel to almost every state in the US as well as Russia, Austria and England.

A memorial dinner will be held at the V.F.W. at 1290 Wagner Rd., Porter, IN, at 5 p.m., April 16, 2015. All are welcome to join in celebrating George’s life. A grave side service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Chesterton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family of George Michaels (Susan Michaels).

On-line Condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 4/14/2015




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