Steven “Skeeter” Mikel


Steven “Skeeter” Mikel, 50, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, of natural causes following an extended illness. He was born June 5, 1969 in New Castle, a son of Larry Mikel and the late Sue (Asberry) Michael.

A 1988 graduate of Tri High School, he played football and wrestled, and was Tri’s first Homecoming King. He was a supervisor for Metal Powder Coating in Muncie for several years.

His survivors include his father, Larry (Janet) Mikel of New Castle; a brother, Scott Mikel of New Castle; two sisters, Sabrina (Randy) Sidwell of Spiceland, and Heather (Karen) Mikel of Indianapolis; his companion, Darlene Jordan of Alexandria, her children, Brandy Walker, Jessica Southard, and Jeremy Jordan; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and many close family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sue Michael; step mother, Pat Mikel; his maternal and paternal grandparents, and Cody Jordan.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Sunday with Randy Sidwell officiating. Burial will be in Circle Grove Cemetery in Spiceland. You may share a memory or condolence of “Skeeter” at