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Michael L. Lichtey II

Michael L. Lichtey II, 19, Pineville, La., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
He was baptized at First United Methodist Church of Pineville, graduated from Calvary Christian Academy and was a veteran of the Louisiana Army National Guard with the 2228 Military Police Co., transferring to DET I, Co. B, 3-156th Infantry. He was an instructor for funeral honors detail and a member of the Special Response Team.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard Barlow Sr., Joseph Frances Cecil Mertens Sr. and Creel Mertens.
Survivors include his father, Michael Lichtey of Indiana; his mother, Helen Barlow of Pineville; his grandmother, Susie Lee Barlow of Pineville; four brothers, Jay Barlow and Joseph Blair Barlow, both of Pineville and Matthew Branham and Nicholas Michael Lichtey, both of Indiana; and two sisters, Jessica Marie Lichtey of Pineville and Colleen Branham of Indiana.
Funeral: Friday, Nov. 6, at Rush Funeral Home in Pineville with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ball, La.
Officiant: Sgt. 1st Class Lane Ray Creech.