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Michael W. Richardson

August 31, 1946 — May 7, 2019

Michael W. Richardson, 72, of West Lafayette, Indiana, formerly of Van Wert, died at 5:31 PM on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the West Lafayette Veterans Home. He was born in Van Wert County on August 31, 1946 the son of the late George F. and Helen (Luliak) Richardson.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1964-1967. Michael was a jack-of-all-trades, enjoyed muscle cars, and loved to fly fish.

Michael is survived by his sister, Tina M. (Thomas) Miller of Van Wert; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda, in infancy.

Graveside committal services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert with Military graveside services being conducted by the Van Wert American Legion and V.F.W.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

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