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"Michael was a Man of God."
He was a friend to all and loved by many.

Michael Angelo Alvarado of Vancouver, WA, passed away on June 1, 2012. He was born Jan. 6, 1926 in Wichita Falls, TX to Salud and Ellen Alvarado.
Michael served aboard the USS Hornet CV12 in the Pacific Theater in WWII.
He was an ordained Pentecostal Minister. He was a retired Minister and truck driver for Safeway where he received Driver of the Year for Safeway numerous times.
He was a member for 18 years of the Heritage Church Vancouver, WA.
Michael is survived by his wife, Mary Alvarado; daughter, Juanita Howard; sons, Mark Martin, Matthew, Marshall; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Manuel Alvarado and Michael Angelo Alvarado II.
Funeral service will be held at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Thurs., June 7 at 12:00 p.m., followed by a committal at Northwood Park Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published in The Columbian on June 6, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street | Vancouver, WA 986603226 | (360) 693-3633
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