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Michael Chatterson

Michael J Chatterson

Monday, September 7, 1942 - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
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Michael James Chatterson, 78, of Alexandria went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 3, 2020.
Michael was born September 7th, 1942 in Detroit, MI to his parents, George A. and Louise E. (Reeves) Chatterson.

Michael joined the U.S. Air Force, serving at the SAC AFB in Lincoln, NE. He served in the 98th Bombardment Wing, working on the B-47 bomber while in the maintenance squadron. He served in the Air Force until 1965, moving to Indiana and taking a job at Fisher Body in Marion. Michael spent the next 39 years there, finishing his career as the supervisor of WEMR.

During his retirement Michael became more active in the community having been an active member in the Alexandria post of the American Legion before it closed, the Kiwanis and the ELKS. Michael also belonged to the St Peter’s Knight’s of Columbus in Bellwood, NE.
Michael was most happy spending time with his family, gardening, hunting and farming on the family farm in Bellwood, NE. As a devote Catholic the Rosary and his prayer life were very important to him.

He is survived by his adoring wife of over 55 years, Marjorie (Schmid) Chatterson (from Bellwood NE); son’s: Michael “Skip” (Bridget) Chatterson of Gretna, NE and Mark (Joan) Chatterson of Greenfield, IN; daughter’s: Mindy (Paul) Saunders of Lafayette, IN; Melissa (Kyle) Beauchamp of Fishers, IN; and Debra (Ryan) Retherford of Summitville, IN. Michael is also survived by seventeen grandchildren, one great grandchild with one more on the way
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church (820 W. Madison St. Alexandria 46001) on Monday, November 9th, 2020 at 10:00am and Sunday, November 8th, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm, Whetsel Funeral Home (1503 S Park Ave Alexandria 46001).
Due to the current health conditions, face coverings and social distancing will be observed.
Bud and Susan Whetsel are honored to care for Michael and serve the Chatterson family.
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Aquinas Alumni Association

Posted at 09:54am
Marjorie and family,
We wanted to tell you how sorry we were to hear about Michael. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn his loss.
In Christ,
The Aquinas Alumni Association
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Love, Mel, Nate, Lauryn, and Reid

Posted at 04:31pm
Thinking of Uncle Mike and the rest of our Chatterson family. We love you guys. Sorry we couldnt make the trip.
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Ken Lustig

Posted at 12:27pm
So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing, he was a great high school buddy and we got in a lot of trouble together. Please know Marjorie, that you and the kids are in my prayers.
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Mark Hood

Posted at 11:49am
Marge and family, want you to know that you're in our hearts and prayers. Herb and Judie Miller (Pa.), Mark and Joyce Hood (NC), Military Buddies.
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Posted at 09:49am
With deepest sympathy. Much love, Mary Ann, Jeanette, Kent, Dan, Tim, and Tom Kinsman
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