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Michael W. Laws

July 6, 1965 ~ February 15, 2022 (age 56)


Michael Wayne “Skully” Laws age 56 of Gary passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at home with his fiancée,  Margie by his side. He was born in Hammond, Indiana July 6th, 1965. Michael was the son of James, his wife Barbara of Dundee, KY. And his mother the late Barbara Getridge (2015). Michael grew up in North Hammond and graduated from Hammond Technical Vocational High School, class of 1983. He was a lifelong resident of the region. Michael’s teen, and early twenties were spent as a cook at Charley Horse Restaurant in Munster, Indiana. He then turned to Steel Fabrication as a career and was most proud of the fabrication he did in the construction of both Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shop.

Michael was an avid motorcycle rider and loved to ride as much as possible. He enjoyed the time spent with friends on bike runs and hanging out. He also supported the Military and Veteran causes. Michael is preceded in death by his mother Barbara nee Gray Getridge, stepfather Robert Getridge and sister Michelle Hicks.

Left to Honor his memory are his father James (Barbara) Laws of Dundee, Kentucky, daughter Megan Laws of Schererville, Indiana, brother John (Dawn) Laws of Cedar Lake, Indiana, his fiancée Margie Coulter of Gary, stepchildren Amy Hemphill, Rachel Coulter and Joshua Coulter. His niece Amanda Laws, nephews Jaxson Laws, Gregory Monestere, Paul Monestere, grandchildren Jacob Hemphill, Cale Hemphill, and Madelyn Coulter. Also honoring his memory are many friends, who over the years have become Michaels brothers and sisters of the heart and his extended family.

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