ELKHART- Michael Abner, 69, of Elkhart, passed away Friday July 29, 2022, at the Raclin House-Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka. He was born November 21, 1952, in Jasper, Alabama to Dewel & Edna Mae (Wilson) Abner.
On August 4, 2005, he married Julie M. Staples. She survives along with 2 children, Alitza (Fiancée Meghan Odon) Aguirre of Butler, PA and Adriana Hunt of Mishawaka, IN and 4 grandchildren, John, Matthew, Olivia and Alona. Also surviving are 2 siblings, Pat Quittschreiber of Elkhart, and Larry (Frieda) Abner of Starkville, MS and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jane Thalheimer.
Michael graduated in 1971 from Jimtown High School. He was formerly employed as a Quality Engineer and enjoyed golfing and legos.
Cremation will take place at Elkhart Cremation Services and a Celebration of Life will be held Saturday August 13, 2022 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Studebaker Park Pavillon,
in Elkhart, IN.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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