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Michael D. Truman

Posted on Feb. 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Oct. 21, 1951 - Feb. 18, 2013

ELKHART — Michael D. Truman, 61, of Elkhart, passed away at 1:02 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 21, 1951, in Chicago Heights, Ill., to the late Marion and Florence (Holt) Truman.

He married Deborah S. Keen on June 27, 1970, in Hamlet.

She survives along with four children, Michelle Strode of Mishawaka, Charlotte Jeffries of Elkhart, Sheila (Robert) Hoemig of Goshen and Michael (Robin) Truman Jr. of Elkhart; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a step-sister, Diane of Bremen; and two step-brothers, Larry Truman of Portage and Joe Steele of Logansport.

Mike enjoyed going to McDonald’s, spending time with his family and friends and listening to music. He worked as truck driver and a security guard at Starcraft.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. At 3 p.m. a procession will form at the funeral home to process to Little Pine Cemetery, Goshen, where a graveside service will take place. Pastor Carl Henry from Northside Baptist Church will be presiding.