Michael T. 'Mike' Alexander

Michael ThomasĀ  "Mike" Alexander, 72, of Marion, IN, and having family in LaFontaine, IN, died Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 10:15 a.m.

Mr. Alexander was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War. Following his military service, he worked in the engineering department at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System for 35 years.

He was born April 2, 1947, in Marion to Lancelot and Victoria Petrasek Alexander. He married Donna Endsley on Feb. 2, 1973, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Michael C. (Kelly) Alexander, of Columbia City; two daughters, Jennifer (Todd) Lacy, of Australia, and Kristina Flores, of Indianapolis; , a sister, Patricia (Daniel) Maynard, of LaFontaine; eight grandchildren, Canyon Alexander, Skyla Alexander and Oshion Alexander, all of Columbia City; Jake Lacy, of Australia; Katlyn (Brooke Perry) Marrero; of Austin, TX; Sergio (Katelin) FloresĀ  and Gabriel (Kendra) Flores, both of Marion; and Mariah Flores, of Indianapolis; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Steven Flores.

A graveside service was held Monday, March 9, 2020, Marion National Cemetery, Marion.

Arrangements were handled by Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, Marion, IN.

Online memories may be shared at www.nswcares.com.