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Michael E. Alcorn, 63, of New Palestine, died at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.. Mike was born Dec. 13, 1950, to the late Leo and Norma Alcorn, of Arcola, Ill. He was a member of the Illinois National Guard, and he founded Alcorn Industrial, Inc. in Indianapolis in 1977, and he was elected president of the United Jaycees in 1986-87. He was an avid golfer and loved spending time with his grandkids. For many years he hosted a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display at his home.. Mike married Natalie Howell July 5, 2003. She survives. He is preceded in death by his parents. Also surviving are sons Kaden Howell, New Palestine, Eric (Paige) Alcorn, of Zionsville, and daughter, Lori (Tony) Coulson of Zionsville; three sisters, Susan Alcorn, Arcola, Illinois, Connie Alcorn, Arcola, Ill., and Terri (Kenny) Stanberry, Decatur, Ill.; three grand kids, Zoe Alcorn and Simon and Stella Coulson, as well as several nieces and nephews.. Friends and family are invited to gather from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, with funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Flanner and Buchanan-Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association 6919 E. 10th St Indianapolis, IN 46219. Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com
Published on  November 26, 2014
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