Michael W. Blaze, 64, of New Carlisle, Indiana, passed away Tuesday May 4, 2021 at his home in New Carlisle with his family by his side.
He was born March 14, 1957 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Lawrence Blaze and LuAn (Chapman) Blaze.
Michael enjoyed many things in life from fishing, gardening, and collecting. His favorite things to collect were John Deere merchandise, knifes, and guns. He was an avid shooter. In addition, he enjoyed camping from time to time. He was a volunteer fireman for many years with Center Township and Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Departments. But Michael's real passion in life was his love for this wife, his family, and especially his grandkid's and great-grandkid's.
He is survived by his wife Jackie; three sons, Jayson (Wendy) Blaze of Mill Creek, IN, Jeremy (Amanda) Blaze of North Liberty, IN, Matthew (Loretta) Blaze of Crawfordsville, IN; daughter, Melisa (Robert) Butler of Crawfordsville, IN; sister, Marsha Blaze of La Porte, IN; 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Pam Jervis.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends Saturday, May 8th from 10 am until 1 PM. A life celebration will be held at 1 PM at the funeral home with George Fultz officiating. A dinner will be served at the VFW in Rolling Prairie after the service. The family has chosen cremation.
The funeral service will be "Live Streamed" on the Haverstock Funeral Home Facebook page beginning at 1 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in Michael's honor.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.