Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Michael Lynn Childress, 62, of Valparaiso passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was born May 20, 1955 in Dyersburg Tennessee.  Mike served proudly with the U.S. Navy then made his career as an auto body painter. Living life to the fullest and spending time with family and friends brought out the best in Mike. Life’s losses identified the undercurrents in his psyche that helped him value the good times even more.  Survivors include his sisters, Ann Parchmann and Joan May of Hammond, IN, nephew Robert (Wendy) Bogle of Valparaiso, other beloved nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his 5 year old daughter, Sonia Childress, parents, sister, Faye and brothers, Jerry & James.
A visitation will be held Wednesday from 11 am – 12 noon at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with burial following at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL at 1:30 pm.

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