Michael Anthony Wanser, “Iron Man Michael,” 6, of Zionsville, received his angel wings.. Michael loved being a big brother, playing with his friends, WWE wrestling, Indy Car racing, legos and playing video games. He also liked playing soccer, flag football and doing trampoline and tumbling gymnastics.. He will always be remembered for his faith, courage, strength and playful spirit.. Michael is survived by his loving family, parents, Barry and Laurie Wanser; little brother, Robert Wanser; grandparents, Gordon and Eleanor Wanser, Whitestown, N.Y.; and Robert J. Roberts and Maureen Moore, Deerfield Beach, Fla.; uncles, John Roberts, Gordon Wanser, John Ferrier and Thomas Struk; aunts, Kathleen Ferrier, Mary Struk, Lori Roberts and Jenn Guittare; and cousins, Dylan Ferrier, Tyler Roberts, Jordan Ferrier, Courtney Roberts, Cooper Wickham and Riley Wanser.. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Jeannette Roberts, and uncle, Kenneth Wanser.. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, and Friday, Oct. 28, at the Aaron Ruben Nelson Mortuary, 11411 N. Michigan Road. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church in Zionsville. Burial will follow in Zionsville Cemetery.. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.
Published on  October 26, 2011