Michael P. Redner,
age 60 of Aurora, IL, formerly of Porter, IN, passed away on Thursday, April
14, 2016 in Chicago, IL.
He was born on July
27, 1955 in Chicago, IL, to Paul Redner, who preceded him in death, and
Jeanine Parry Harris, who survives in Porter.
On October 8, 2003,
he married Xiaoyin Redner, who survives in Aurora, IL.
He is also survived
by his step-daughter, Anny Jiang of Charlotte, NC; his siblings: Karen (late
Fred) Mitchell of Valparaiso, IN, Jim Harris of Porter, IN, Robert
(Veronica) Harris of Mill Valley, CA; his nieces, Jill (Brooks) Sayer and
Kimberly Mitchell, and his nephew, Griffin Harris, along with his
great-nieces, Maya, Gianna, Olivia, and Jorja.
He is also preceded
in death by his brother, Thomas Redner.
Michael was a 1973
graduate of Chesterton High School. He worked as a Locomotive Electrician
for Union Pacific Railroad for twenty-eight years. He was a proud member of
the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). He also enjoyed
fishing and collecting coins and stamps.
will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 12 p.m., at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Brooks Sayer officiating.
Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service.
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