Mikel E. “Mike” Stump
Mikel E. “Mike” Stump, 64, of Tampa, Florida, (formerly of Winamac) passed away at 5:29 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Florida Hospital Tampa surrounded by his family, friends and coworkers.
Mike was born on Dec. 29, 1953, in Lafayette, to the late Claude “Bud” and Mildred “Midge” (Hanner) Stump. He graduated from Winamac High School in 1971 and worked at B&S Radio in Winamac for many years alongside his parents. In 1994, Mike moved from Winamac to Tampa. He was currently employed as a telemetry technician at Florida Hospital Tampa.
Mike was an avid golfer. He enjoyed Corvettes and motorcycles. He also enjoyed the TV shows “Two and Half Men,” “Law & Order” and “Big Bang Theory.”
Mike loved his dogs, Maggie and Mitzie, as well as his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his son Shane [Erin] Bonnell of Winamac; daughter Nichole [Chris] Brown of Logansport; grandchildren: Mitchell, Kaley, Hayden and Ellah; sisters: Helen [Jay] Chamness of Winamac, and Anita [John] Gehlhausen of Loogootee; nieces and nephews: Missie [Scott], Jeff [Jen], Billy [Kayla], Brent [Ashley], Alyssa [Aaron] and Chantel [Breighton]; great-nieces and nephews: Bethany, Erika, Katelin, Kyle, Shelby, Aubrie, Aleaha, Colton, Easton, Adalyn, Lyla and Jett; former spouse and great friend Marilyn Nichols of Tampa, Florida; stepchildren: Harold, Tiffany, Ryan and Crystal [Tony]; and stepgrandchildren: Breanna, Talia and Luchia.
He was preceded in death by his parents Claude “Bud” and Mildred “Midge” (Hanner) Stump.
Services will be held at Frain Mortuary in Winamac at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Animal Center or Winamac Athletic Department or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 8, 2018)