Albert Mihalik, 98, passed away December 11, 2019

Under the watchful eye of our Lord Albert Mihalik, 98, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the home of his daughter Judy Schmidt.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 Monday, December 16, 2019 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Rd., Stevensville with Pastor Jesse Knox officiating. Burial will follow at Lincoln Township Cemetery in Stevensville. Friends may visit from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 26450 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Those wishing to share a memory of Albert online may do so at

Albert was born November 21, 1921 in Chicago, IL to Stephen & Anna (Molina) Mihalik and moved to Bridgman as a youngster. Albert married Evelyn Hendrix on October 31, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant, MI and were happily married for 65 years until her passing. Albert served in the Army Air Corp in WWII in Rhineland. Albert was a Forman at Clark Equipment for 37 years. He retired at the age of 57 and continued to farm grapes, fruit trees, and garden. He was known for his tasty tomatoes and concord wine. Albert was member of the Stevensville American Legion Post #568 as well as St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where he served as an elder.

Those who loved his gentle spirit and will miss him are his daughter Judith (Arthur) Schmidt; Daughter-in-law Carol Mihalik; grandson Steve (Krista) Mihalik and their children Makena, Helaina and Sophia Mihalik; grandson Scott (Kimberly) Mihalik and their children Mikhail and Cadien Mihalik; granddaughter Donna Schmidt; granddaughter Kimberly (Michael) VanDalen and their child Emerson VanDalen; grandson Brian Schmidt; sister Anna Benko; and many nieces and nephews.

Those greeting him in heaven include his parents, wife Evelyn Mihalik, son Trooper Robert Mihalik, and siblings Steve Mihalik, Walter Duchay, Olga Lepsi and William Mihalik. 

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