The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

Michael A. Irwin

Michael A. Irwin, 33, of Van Wert, passed away at 12:21 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert.

He was born November 10, 1982, in Houston County, Alabama, the son of Michael W. Irwin, who survives in Cowarts, Alabama, and Pamela (Cobb) Thornburgh, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include two stepfathers, Brad Thornburgh and Brad Maunz, both of Van Wert; a stepmother, Leanne Irwin of Cowarts, Alabama; two children, Tanner Irwin of Ozark, Alabama, and Gideon Irwin of Van Wert; five brothers, Brandon Maunz of Columbus, Erick Maunz, Hunter Maunz, and Jordan Krugh, all of Van Wert, and B.J. Thornburgh of Adrian, Michigan; and two sisters, Fallan Maunz of Van Wert and Hayley Robinson of Dothan, Alabama.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert, with Pastor Steve Heilshorn officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: To Michael’s children.

Condolences may be expressed at

POSTED: 07/31/16 at 11:40 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries