Michael 'Steve' Harner, 73

Michael Stephen "Steve" Harner, 73, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 12:01 pm, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, from complications of a heart attack. 

He was born Aug. 19, 1944, in Wabash, to Leo Louis and Mary Madeline (Jones) Harner.

Steve was a 1962 Wabash High School graduate.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.  Steve married Cheryl Callahan at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash, on Aug. 1, 1970.  He worked 30 years at Wabash Alloys, retiring in 2005.  He was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 15, both of Wabash.  Steve enjoyed going to his grandchildren's sporting events and talking with everyone. 

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Harner of Wabash; twin sons, Sean Harner of Wabash, and Kelly (Nichole) Harner of Lagro, Indiana; three grandchildren, Blake Harner and Grayson Harner, both of Lagro, and Addison Harner of Wabash; brother and sisters, Joseph (Diane) Harner and Ann (Mike) Pretorious, both of Wabash, and Cynthia (Loren) Graves of West Frankfort, Ill. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services and burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at Falls Cemetery, 725 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Haley Asberry officiating.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is F.I.S.H. or Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Steve may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Jan 29