Michael Daniels, 61

Michael Ray Daniels, 61, Wabash, died at 1:54 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18, at Summit City Nursing and Rehab in Fort Wayne.  He was born April 4, 1952 in Van Lear, Ky. to  Helen (Webb) Wilcox.

Mike married Barbara J. "Barb" Campbell in Wabash, on Nov. 11, 1972.  He worked at Aleris in Wabash 43 years.  He was a member of the Wabash Chapel Church of God.  Mike enjoyed his dog, Peanut.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. "Barb" Daniels, Wabash, mother and step father, Helen and Clifton Wilcox, West Van Lear, Ky., four children, Robin (Frank Gressley) Daniels, Wabash, Cory Daniels, Cleveland, Texas, Carrie (Herman) Staton, Laketon, and Kimberly (Shane) Burns, Wabash, 12 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and his sister, Joyce (Dan) Hamm, Memphis, Ind.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rev. Ralph Johnson and Mary Moore officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. 

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Michael may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Nov 18