Obituary: Michael H. Maylen


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Michael H. Maylen, 63, of Westfield, died July 21, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born on May 15, 1951 in Detroit.

He retired from Ameriprise Financial, where he had been a financial advisor. He had also been an assistant manager at Tom McCann Shoes and a customer service manager at Honeywell. He was a trustee and the head of the men’s ministry at The Pentecostals of Westfield and was a great witness for Jesus Christ. He became a paraplegic in 1980 after an automobile accident and had won a 50 states in 50 days contest from American Airlines.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon E. Maylen; brother, Jim F. (Mary Jo) Maylen; son, Mike Clark; grandchildren, Christina, Jason, Sarah, Michael D, John, Caleb, Karissa and Kaylee; and three beloved dogs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lois (Lechel) Maylen.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. July 26 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Rd., Noblesville with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Adams officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Pentecostals of Westfield, 16162 Carey Rd., Westfield, 46074; or the Humane Society of Hamilton County, 1721 Pleasant Street, Suite B, Noblesville, 46060. Online condolences may be made at