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Obituary for Michael David Ardelean

Mike D. "Dog" Ardelean

Age 49 of Owosso passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his home.

Funeral Services will be held 5:00pm Sunday September 17, 2017 at Nelson-House Funeral Home with Pastor Marlene Webster officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1pm to the time of service.

Mike was born May 8, 1968 in Owosso, the son of Rose (Ardelean) and Harvey Clay and Michael Howard.

He attended school in Ovid-Elsie, Michigan and Lima, Ohio. Mike also attended the Auto Diesel College and earned his technical degree.

Mike was a member of the Eagle Club. He was an avid deer hunter and loved to be outside enjoying all of Michigan's seasons and being up north especially the Oscoda area camping with family. Mike loved all of the holidays especially deer season.

He married Julie VanSteenburgh on April 24, 1993 at the Owosso First Church of Christ.

Mike was a Tool and Die maker at Toledo Comm for many years along with being a set up man.

Mike is survived by his wife Julie; his children Chelsea Chase (Dennis Cole) and Brett Ardelean (Carly Arnold); granddaughter Lily Chase; mother Rose (Harvey) Clay; sister Michelle Ardelean, father and mother-in-law Donald and Louise VanSteenburgh and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

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5:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867


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