GIDDINGS, Michael L., Jun 21, 1935 Sep 28, 2009; age 74 years, of Carmel, IN, former long-time resident of Omaha. Born in Omaha to Michael E. and Mary A. Giddings; attended Holy Name High School and lived in Omaha for 50 years before retiring from the Omaha Fire Department; then moved to Indianapolis to assume the role of President of Police & Firemens Insurance Assn. Michael married Patricia OConnell on Sep 5, 1953 in Omaha. Michael is survived by six children: Deborah A. (Giddings) Megel and husband Steve, Robert M. Giddings and wife Kathy, Mary Pat (Giddings) Pistillo and husband Don, William T. Giddings, Patricia M. (Giddings) Tallman and husband J.R., Margaret A. (Giddings) Castillo and husband Allan; 14 grandchildren: Benjamin J. Megel, Elizabeth A. Megel, Kelly K. Megel, Christine M. Pistillo, Stephanie M. Pistillo, Mary E. Pistillo, Donald J. Pistillo Jr., Michael L. Tallman, Mckayla D. Tallman, Sean P. Tallman, Kaitlyn M. Tallman, Christopher A. Castillo, Nicholas J. Castillo, Aric H. Lane; one great-grandchild, Abigail R. Megel. Preceded in death by wife, Patricia M. Giddings; one brother, George Giddings; one sister, Helen (Giddings) Thornberg. VIGIL SERVICE Thursday, 10/01/2009, 7pm, at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES Friday, 10/02/2009, 10:15am, West Center Chapel to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific, for Mass at 11am. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, 5pm-7pm at the West Center Chapel.. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Michaels name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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