Obituary: Michael A. “Mike” Prystas



Michael A. “Mike” Prystas, 75, Noblesville, died May 4 at Harbour Manor Care Center in Noblesville. He was born on Jan. 26, 1940 to Michael and Mildred (Boris) Prystas in Cleveland, Ohio. His parents preceded him in death.

Mike was a graduate of Benedictine High School in Cleveland where he was a member of their unbeaten football team. He also attended Fenn College and Case Western Reserve University. Mike retired from ITW Ransburg Gema after 20+ years as a regional sales manager, where he was instrumental in introducing powder painting in the automotive finishing industry. He was involved with LEPC, PCI and PEI, and was a member of St. Patrick’s Anglican Parish. Mike was an avid golfer, an ardent Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a great family man.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Joan Prystas; daughters, Elizabeth Ann (Anthony) Prystas Tyner and Meredith Joan (Andrew) Prystas Fiscus; and four grandchildren, Michael and Allison Tyner and Bergen and Gretchen Fiscus.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Indiana State Chapter, 3500 Depauw Blvd, Suite 1040, Indianapolis, IN 46268.


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