Michael T. Tyre

October 19, 1961 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 58)


58 year old, Michael T. Tyre, of Wheatfield passed away August 28, 2020.

On October 19, 1961, in Rensselaer, Indiana, Michael was born to Edwin and Christine (Huff) Tyre. Michael married, Deborah Riley on September 30, 1989, in Valparaiso, Indiana. Michael worked at St. Joseph’s College in the Building and Maintenance Department for 24 years. He like running the ‘big’ mowers. He was also a past member of the Son’s of the American Legion Post #406, Wheatfield.

Michael is survived by his wife: Deborah, daughter: Jessica Tyre, and sister: Rose (Philip) Howard, niece & nephew: Philip E Howard, Naomi Knoerzer, great - niece & nephew: Kennedy & Cole Koerzer.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Michael will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday, evening at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor James Clark officiating. Graveside services will take place on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wheatfield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Riley’s Children’s Hospital.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks and social distancing will be required.

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September 1, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boersma Funeral Home
90 East Grove Street
Wheatfield, IN 46392

Graveside Service
September 2, 2020

10:00 AM
Wheatfield Cemetery

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