Michael Julius Christman, 84, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born August 9, 1936, a son of the late John and Margaret (Flatley) Christman Sr. Michael was a US Army Veteran and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. He was a member of the Cave Club, the IOLA Club, the Polish American Club and the American Legion Post #46. Michael was an avid outdoorsman and a fan of WVU and a former member of the Central Catholic High School Board.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his infant son, John Joe Christman; two brothers, James Christman and John Christman Jr.; an infant sister, Susan Christman and sister Helen Yeager.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Helena (Graski) Christman; two children, Beth Ann Christman-Russell and her husband Dr. Mark Russell of Ann Arbor, MI and Michael Christman and his wife Janet Christman of St. Clairsville, OH; four grand- children, Dr. William Wakefield and Jonathan Michael Russell and Allyson Marie and Ryan Michael Christman; one sister, Dorothy West of Wheeling and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Friday, April 16, 2021 from 4-7 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff St. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Saturday, April 17, at 10 am. Interment and military honors will be held at Mt. Calvary.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in C/O www. tmcfunding.com or 2111 Market St., Wheeling, WV 26003.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.