The Ottumwa Courier

June 30, 2014

Michael Chrisman


Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Michael Todd “Mike” Chrisman, 25, of Ottumwa died and was found June 26, 2014.

He was born July 27, 1988, in Ottumwa to Misty Chrisman and Mike Palmer. He married Hailey M. Splettstoesser on January 18, 2012.

A 2006 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Mike worked for Tri-County Construction in Eddyville. He was a MMA fighter and an outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. He was a wonderful husband, an amazing father, a very, very hard worker and he never met a stranger.

He was a member of Ottumwa Community Church.

Surviving are his wife, Hailey; a son, Michael “Ike” Chrisman Jr.; his parents, Mike Palmer and Misty Chrisman-Palmer of Ottumwa; grandparents, Ray and Florence Palmer of Ottumwa; three brothers, Sky-lee Chrisman and Shad Palmer, both of Ottumwa, Phil Palmer of Oskaloosa; five aunts and five uncles; many cousins and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carlos and Sharon Chrisman.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bryan Wyldes officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

The family will be present one hour prior to the service to greet friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.


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