Cory D. Michael, 27, of 148 N. Lincoln St. Minster, died on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his residence following a 14-month illness.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1986, in Troy, to Michele Michael of Minster and Douglas and a stepmother Blanca Michael of St. Marys.
He married Angela J. Brown on Oct. 30, 2010, in St. Augustine Church, Minster. She survives in Minster.
He is also survived by a brother, Brian Long and Sabrina Beediwala of Miamisburg; a stepbrother, Carlos and Carolina Castillo of St. Marys; grandparents Jack and Janice Michael of Harrod, and the late John and Peg Blue; and in-laws Roy and Elaine Brown of Minster.
Cory was a member of St. Augustine Church in Minster, a 2005 graduate of Minster High School, a graduate of Rhodes State with an associate degree in law enforcement and Franklin University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in public safety management. He was employed at the Minster Police Dept., Auglaize County Sheriffâ€™s Office and Globus Printing in Minster. Cory loved music and was a past member of the band Never Ending Conflict.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding and Rev. Ned Brown, officiant.
Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice.
Condolences can be left at HogenkampFh.com.