Michael Eugene Newlan, 59, of Keokuk, died at 12:41 PM Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at his daughter's home in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family.
Born September 18, 1957, in Canton, IL, he was the son of Floyd W. and Bertha Demery Newlan. On July 14, 1979, he married Darlene L. Hartsburg at Grace Bible Church in Dallas City.
Michael worked in construction.
Michael enjoyed wood crafts, refurbishing antiques and restoring trucks and cars. He loved his grandchildren and had a wonderful, loving relationship with his "Pops" and "Mama".
Survivors include his wife, Darlene L. Newlan of Keokuk; his mother, Bertha Newlan of Canton, IL; two daughters, Casey (Marcus) McGann and Nicole (Steve) Coward both of Burlington; one son, Clayton (Amanda) Newlan of Colusa, IL; ten grandchildren, Noah, Ethan, Olivia, Liam McGann, Rayne, Raidyn, Stevyn, Jacey Coward, Aubrey & Miah Newlan; three step-grandchildren, Allen & Tyler Whittemore and Mikala Tranter; one step-great-grandchild, Madison Moreno; his siblings, Floyd W. (Tyna) Newlan, Jr. of Keokuk, Melody Dosier of Canton, IL, Charles Newlan of Dallas City, Curtis (Lisa) Newlan of LaHarpe, IL, Tammy (Tim) Bowton of Canton, IL and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father; grandparents and in-laws.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Michael at Pontoosuc Village Hall at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 28 in Pontoosuc, IL.
A memorial has been established.