Obituary of William Michael Killian
William Michael “Mike” Killian, 66, of North Fayetteville, PA (formerly of Winamac, IN) passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021. Mike was born on March 3, 1955, in Lafayette, IN to the late Joseph William and Verna Mae Killian. He was raised Catholic and grew up on a farm. He graduated from Harrison High School in Lafayette and attended Purdue University. Mike served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Mike enjoyed playing darts, listening to music, and cooking. He was an avid sports and racing fan. Mike will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Thomas L. Killian, Lafayette, IN Brother
Juanita F. Leming, Havana, IL Sister
Several Nieces and Nephews
Aaron M. Ewing, Belgium Step-Son
Amy M. Berkshire, DeMotte, IN Step-Daughter
Alyssa M. Owens, Indianapolis, IN Step-Daughter
Preceded in death by:
Joseph William Killian, Father
Verna Mae [McKinney] Olson Killian, Mother
Barbara L. Killian, Wife
Margaret A. Puhalla, Fiancée
Kenneth J. Olson, Brother
Ralph J. Killian, Brother
Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held at 11 AM EDT Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Rochester IOOF Cemetery in Rochester, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.
Burial will take place at Rochester IOOF Cemetery in Rochester, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses.
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Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
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