Michael John Erlenbaugh, 82, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, formerly of Villa Park, Illinois, passed away on December 17, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.
Michael was born and raised in Villa Park and lived in Villa Park until 1987. Michael is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. He served the Village of Villa Park in several capacities, including 14 years as a police officer with the Villa Park Police Department and 12 years as a firefighter/paramedic with the Villa Park Fire Department. Michael was one of the original nine Paramedics when Villa Park began paramedic service in 1977.
He retired in 1987 and moved to Neshkoro, Wisconsin where he became Director of the Marquette County EMS system. Michael was also active in the Catholic Church in Villa Park at St. Alexander’s Parish and St. John the Apostle Church.
His first wife, Patricia, of 41 years; his parents Ralph and Marguerite; his brother Bill; and his sister Dorothy, precedes Michael in death.
He is survived by his wife, Conny; son Michael (Deborah); step-daughter Jessica (Tracy) Pinager; sisters Rosemary and Julie; brother James (MaryEllen); and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be conducted at St. Alexander’s Church 300 S. Cornell, Villa Park on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., followed immediately by an interment at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
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