Michael J. “Booge” Takach

September 7, 1931 - December 11, 2015

09/07/1931 - 12/11/2015

Past Services

Saturday January 30, 2016
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Saturday January 30, 2016
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

TAKACH, Michael J. “Booge”, 84 of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, December 11, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born September 7, 1931 in Benwood, W.Va., a son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Filo) Takach. He was a Wheeling Central High School graduate, Class of 1949. He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Adella (Goyak) Takach, four brothers, Joseph Takach, John Takach, Paul Takach, and Steve Takach, and one sister, Helen Sherman.
He is survived by one sister, Mary Bradcovich of Wheeling; a special niece, Kim (Tom) Jafrate of Wheeling; special great niece, Leanne Jafrate of Morgantown; and several other nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11 am at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, with Rev. Dennis R. Schuelkens Jr. officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Wheeling Central Catholic School, 75 14th Street Wheeling, W.Va. 26003 and to the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 159 Edgington Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003 or through <www.tmcfunding.com>
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com <http://www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com>

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Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
8 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Michael James “Booge” Takach, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Navy Veteran, Michael James “Booge” Takach , “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †