Michael Conger Hudnut, 58, Indianapolis, IN passed away February 10, 2011. He was born March 13, 1952 in New York City.
Mike will be remembered for his sense of humor and quick mind. Prior to an accident in 1998, which left him partially paralyzed, he enjoyed sports, reading, traveling and family
gatherings. He was a caterer and published the Dining Guide, a cookbook, and a weekly newsletter. He owned the Cakery, which specialized in wedding cakes and gourmet desserts. Mike loved to fish, play tennis and spend time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Hudnut; sons, Peter and Stephen Hudnut (Danielle); mother, Anne Hudnut; father, former Mayor William H. Hudnut, III; brothers, Timothy, William, Theodore ( Amy), Christopher; and his 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Laura (Hudnut) Reed.
The family wishes to thank the south side Waters of Indianapolis Nursing Home, St. Vincent Hospice and Patty Bostic for their support.
A Memorial Visitation will be Monday, February 14, 2011 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel.
You are invited to visit www.leppertmortuary.com , where you can sign the guest book, leave a message for the family or make a contribution in memory of Michael to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Interment will be in a family cemetery in the Adirondack Mountains.
So sorry to hear about the death of your son, Michael. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
So sorry to hear of the death of your son Michael. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
The Paul E. Burkley Sr. family wishes to express our sorrow at the loss of your son, Michael. Paul Sr. was a State Representative for many years. Mayor Hudnut came to my dad's nursing home many years ago and I will always appreciate that visit as he did. Once again, we are very sorry for your family loss.
To all of Michael's dear family and friends,
Sending my sincere condolences for your deep loss at this time. Know that my prayers are with you all.
With love, Cousin Carolyn
My deepest sympathy to all the family on the terrible loss of Michael. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Shirley, Peter and Steven,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Michael. We have missed seeing you all since the boys were small. The love of family and friends will get you through this hard time.
Melissa, Ryan and Dan Dorfmeyer
Anne, your book club friends are with you and all your family at this sad time. Our thoughts are with you.
I am saddened to learn of your loss. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
Bill, I express my sympathy to you and your family over th loss of your son. It is a bitter experience for one to lose a child and my thoughts are with you. You were a great mayor for the city of Indianapolis.
Dear Anne & Shirley
I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for giving us the honor of taking care of Michael. He will be missed by all of us. He drew strength from your support and love. Feel free to call or email me if you need anything. Terry Russell
To Mayor Bill and Anne, my deepest sympathy for the loss of Michael. I will always treasure my times with Michael and my memories of being with his family are special to me. Michael was an important part of my life many years ago and I am saddened by his loss. I will always remember his smile and his love of fun and adventure and I am grateful to have been a small part of his life. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sorry to hear we have lost our cousin Mike. Bill and family, my thoughts are with you all. Love, Ken
All of us who loved Michael will remember his smile,
When Laura and I were girls we would trail around the house on Pennsylvania Avenue after him. He was a force of Nature.Laura loved him with all her heart........
My condolences to Shirley and the kids, and to Ann and the boys.
My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. I know the last several years have been challenging, but I pray you will be able to keep the memories of the good years with Michael in your heart and mind. May God give you comfort.
Stephen, All of us at Hoosier were so sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you celebrate his life.
Your Hoosier Family
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, May God's peace be upon you and yours.
Dear Shirley, Pete & Stephen,
I am so sorry for your loss of Michael. I know this is a very difficult time for you, and your entire family. I pray that Michael is @ peace and that you can find comfort in knowing he no longer has to suffer. Please let me know if you need anything. Big or small, I am here for You !
Darlene (Stephen's Mother-in-law)
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. I have missed talking to you the last few years.
Thinking of you,
Dear family and friends of Michael,
The news of my cousin Mike's death is deeply saddening. My thoughts and prayers are with Mike's family and children in this time of loss. With love, Cousin Andy
Dear Mayor, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
You have the condolences of Tom Hasbrook's family on the death of your son, Michael. We still remember your kindness in coming to Dad's calling in 1995. May all of Michael's family be comforted by the kindness of your many friends.
I am sorry that my chairing the quarterly meeting of The Marquette Manor Foundation Board prevented me from personally attending the calling.
Dear Hudnut Family, Anne and I were saddened to learn of Michael's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Great to read about his life and interests. Also, it is a wonderful photo that is posted. Love from Anne and Craig
In the short time I've known you I can honestly say I admired your commitment to Michael. As challenging as it was you remained positive and faithful through it all.
God bless you, your sons and Michael's parents through this difficult time.
All the best,
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. May God enfold you in arms as you go thru this time.
I was so sorry to read of Michael's passing. Please get in touch when it becomes convenient for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
Remembering you always,
Laura (Your old AUL buddy)
For Michael's Family,
Please accept our deepest condolences. It is clear that Michael achieved a great deal and was an inspiration to many, both personally and professionally. We know that his memory and example will live on for his family and friends.
It is inspiring that Michael achieved so much and touched so many. He sets an example for all of us on how to live a meaningful life, while transcending difficulties. We take Michael's example to heart and admire him greatly for setting a path for others to follow.
With heartfelt sympathy,
Jeff and Leanne Tobias
bill hudhut, i was so sorry to hear of your loss, please know my thoughts and prayers have been with you and your son.
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