Michael L. Vrabel, 71 of Slippery Rock, formerly of Sarver, passed away on September 7, 2019 at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born September 16, 1947 in Natrona Heights, he was the son of John L. Vrabel and Jennie Jones Vrabel.
Mike was a 1965 graduate of HarBrack High School. He was a veteran of the US Coast Guard and the National Guard. He attended Indiana State University and Butler County Community College, where he graduated with an associates degree in business management. He worked as a quality control inspector for Braeburn Alloy Steel in Lower Burrell. He attended Zion United Methodist Church. Mike was an avid chess player.
Surviving are his loving sisters, Bobbi (Allen) Stasiak of Mount Joy, Becki (Douglas) Brownlee of Dover, DE, and Gina (Danny) Johnson of Angola, IN, nieces, Tara (Dan) Nolte and Rhiannon (Ryan) Burkett, and great niece and nephews, Steven, Alyssa and Gibson.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received from Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 10-11 am at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg, PA.
Services will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Wilson officiating.
Interment with military honors conducted by the Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard will follow in Mt. Airy Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Butler VA.