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Michael David Shubert

July 12, 1950 ~ August 25, 2018 (age 68)

Michael David Shubert, 68, of Noblesville, passed away August 25, 2018.  He was born in Connersville on July 12, 1950, son of Claude and Ethel White Shubert.

Michael was a 1968 graduate of Connersville High School.  He was a veteran of the US Marines, having served in Viet Nam and received two purple hearts.

As an over the road truck driver, Michael worked for several trucking companies; however, his last 24 years was with USF Holland Company.  He also was skilled as an electrician. 

Mike was gifted in wood working and created many beautiful pieces such as lighthouses, sleighs and checker boards.

The true passion of Michael’s heart was Gospel music, especially Southern Gospel.  He sang in different Gospel Quartets and was a co-founding member of the “Hoosier Harmony Quartet” where he sang baritone and played bass.  He also played bass with “The Lordsman Quartet” and the “Gospel Servants Quartet.”  He was involved in every aspect of each quartet whether it was driving the bus, setting up equipment, and of course spending many hours in practice.  In total, the quartets recorded more than 10 CD albums and he owned over 500 Gospel albums.  Most importantly, Mike loved his Lord and it was his prayer their music would minister to the hearts of those listening.

For many years, Michael was a member of the Indiana Gospel Music Festival (IGMF) and the Indiana Gospel Music Association (IGMA).

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Shubert and grandson, Sawyer Williams.

Survivors include his loving wife, Dee Ratliff Shubert; children, Julie (Greg) Madden, Scott (Sherri) Shubert, Brian (Heather) Shubert and Ashley (Aaron) Williams; step-daughter, Stephanie (Chris) Spieth; grandchildren, MacKenzie and Austin Madden, Zachary, Jacob and Savannah Shubert, Nathanael, Gideon and Josiah Shubert, and Noah, Malachi and Piper Spieth; sisters, Carolyn Wildridge, Pat Ramsey and Elaine Nuetzmann; special friends, Jeff and Jeannie Shelburne and Troy and Barbara Gibson; and beloved cat, HimRoy.

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, August 29, 2019 at 9:30 am in Trinity Baptist Church, 1415 East 191st street, Westfield where the funeral service will begin at 10:30 am.  Burial will take place at 1 pm in Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th street, Marion, IN with military honors.

Contributions in memory of Michael, may be directed to The Climb–Indiana Parkinson Foundation, 14350 Mundy Drive, Suite 800 #181, Noblesville, IN  46060. Envelopes will be available at the service.

Bussell Family Funerals, Westfield-Carmel is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

The Climb: Indiana Parkinson Association
14350 Mundy Drive, Suite 800 #181, Noblesville IN 46060

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