Michael Duane Addleman

May 24, 1961 - December 18, 2010
Michael Duane Addleman, age 49, of St. Louis, formerly of Mt. Vernon and Springfield, Missouri, passed away at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the St. Louis University Hospital after battling a long illness. He was born on May 24, 1961 in Corvallis, Oregon, the son of Duane and Nancy (Brown) Addleman. Michael grew up in Big Rapids, Michigan and it was there that he accepted his Lord and Savior. He was a 1979 graduate of Big Rapids High School in Michigan; he attended college at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; Ferris State University at Big Rapids, Michigan; Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, and obtained his Law Degree as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Mike was proudly involved in Boy Scouts. He was an Eagle Scout; was chosen to represent the Boy Scouts of the state of Michigan at the White House for a scouting recognition ceremony; attended Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico as well as the Boy Scout National Jamboree. Throughout his life he was not only active in Boy Scouts but was Vigil Member and Chief of the Order Of The Arrow; attended Michigan Boys State and later returned as a staff member; was a member of the Bar Association; former president of the Lions Club of Freistatt, Missouri; was involved in the Walk to Emmaus, and was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Vernon. Mike worked the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis, prior to moving to Mt. Vernon. He was then employed by Jack Henry in Monett, where he worked as a corporate attorney and returned to work for the Federal Reserve Bank this past year as a bank examiner. Those surviving him include; his wife, Emily Mathis Addleman and their children, Abby Suzanne and Daniel Duane of Mt. Vernon; his father, Dr. Duane Addleman of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Stephen Todd Addleman, his wife, April, and their children, Stephanie and Wyatt of Fishers, Indiana; Thomas Andrew Addleman, his wife, Robin, and their twins, Tred and Dean of Harrisonville, Missouri; one sister, Katie Lynn Thieman, her husband, Brent and their children, Morgan and Drew, of Springfield, Missouri. His mother Nancy preceded him in death. A memorial service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church, 621 W. Sloan, Mt. Vernon, Missouri, 65712. Memorial donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America Troop #106, Ozark Trails Council in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at this website.


No visitation is planned.


A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church, Hwy V, in Mt. Vernon.

Neal Hutton & parents

Our hearts and prayers are with you on this very sad day. May the Lord give your family courage and strength and keep you going through this tough time.

Christie, Chris, Parker, & Paige

Emily, Abby, & Daniel - We're so sorry for your loss. You'll all be in our thoughts and prayers.

Phillip Sprinkle

My thoughts are with Mike's family during this trying time. As a sales rep for Jack Henry, Mike was one of "my" attorneys. I always enjoyed working with him and will have great memories of him. May God give you comfort during your grief.

Sue Smith

I worked with Mike at Jack Henry & Associates for many years and considered him a very good friend. I am so sorry for your loss. I have now retired from JHA, but will never forget Mike.

Rick Ossian

The Ossian family wishes to express its condolences. My father, Dr. James Ossian, was the principal @ BRHS when Mike attended. My brother Andy and I were friends of Mike and Steve's. Rick Ossian

Neil Campbell

Mike- My life was made richer and fuller having known you. May God speed your way.

Allen North

We were so pleased to have Mike back at the Fed. I worked with him as a field examiner back in the 90s and found him to be an incredibly intelligent and kind person. I got to know him on a personal level and would often discuss our kids and families. When he called me last spring to see if we had any openings, we couldn't wait to find a spot for him. He will be missed and please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Julie Stackhouse

On behalf of the Banking Supervision Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we send our condolences to Mike's family. Mike will be missed tremendously.

Abby Addleman

I love you Daddy! You better be up there partying with Jesus! That was our deal! ;) We all miss you down here. See you in eternity!

Eric Flick

I had the opportunity to work with Mike on many deals during his time at Jack Henry. As proud as he was of being an attorney, he was even prouder of his family. May God's peace be with you.

frank oberle

I did know this very young man, but he is a brother in Christ and his dad a very special friend for all God's creation. I have to have and believe in the hope of everlasting love in God's eternal presence. Duane I feel your pain and loss. Please know that I will be praying for your peace and understanding. frank Oberle

Todd Family - Paris, MI

On behalf of the Todd Family, we would like to send our condolences to your family. Mom worked with your Mom at Reed City Public Schools, while I had the pleasure of being her student helper for three years in the library. She talked of you often & was very proud of you. John Elton & Rosemary Todd Dawn Todd Brinker DeeAnn Stickland

Gordon Telfer

On behalf of the scouts and leadership of Boy Scout Troop 114 in Big Rapids Michigan, I send our deepest regret at the loss of one of our finest Eagle Scouts. He will be remembered here as a symbol of what scouting is all about. Gordon Telfer, asst. scoutmaster Troop 114

Mike and Renee Paulsell and family

We are so very sorry to learn of Mike's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with the entire family at this time. Love to you all.

Kay Hammel

I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was a great guy. I knew him through my family. God bless you.

Kim Chapman Marasco

Emily I am so sorry to hear about Mike my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kim Marasco and Brittany Chapman

Jill and Bob Cole

We knew Mike as a very bright and engaging son in law. It was impressive to learn more good stuff about him in the obituary -- what a guy! We always loved him.

Scott Smith

I worked with Mike during both his stints at the Federal Reserve and was always impressed by his intelligence, curiosity and energy. He will be missed.

Dennis, Beverly, Jared & Matthew Childress

Emily, Abby & Daniel, Our heartfelt condolences to all of you. May God give you strength through this difficult time in your lives. We will continue to pray for you and we send our love as a MWTST family.

Julie Cady Barttelt

Mikey was my childhood friend from Big Rapids and I will truely miss him. I have never met a kinder caring man. His heart was as big as the sky! In middle school we were both running for class president and I was feeling bad that I wanted to vote for myself, and I shared this with him. He turned to me and said Julie, do you think the President of the United States voted for someone else? I had no problem after that voting for myself for anything! I miss you buddy, and my heart goes out to your family. See you soon...

Pat Jacobs

My heart felt condolences, Mike was one of my scouting buddies. We recieved our Eagle medals together and he is spoken of often when I tell stories of my scouting days. Your family is in our prayers and the Good Lord has a plan, we may not always understand, but through His Saving Grace, we will continue on. Nancy has him in her arms and we know he is well. God Bless and remain strong.

Casey Hengen

As a kid Mike was my best friend. What a great guy -- he will be missed. Love and prayers from the Hengens of Wahoo.

Dr. Lynne Unger

My deepest sympathy goes to Mike and his family and friends. Mike and I became friends while working at Burger King as teens. He was always enthusiastic and kind and loved his music and gagets. He and his dad encouraged me to return to college after dropping out. Recently, I had the good luck to reconnect with Mike while he attended a High School reunion and remembered again what a thoughtful, loving person he was. I am a better person today for having known Mike and his family. Dr. Lynne Unger

John Bargiel

My deepest sympathy to Mike’s wife, children, and family. I had the opportunity to work and travel with Mike as an examiner. Mike loved to talk about the accomplishment of his children and I could tell he loved his family very much. In the short I got to know him, I could tell he was a kind hearted man who cared deeply about his family. May God bless and sustain you all during this difficult time. Sincerely, John Bargiel

The Kindred Family

Our heartfelt sympathy for your loss we send to you and your family during this sad time. May Almighty God help give you the comfort (Ps.34:18) and support needed as you try to cope daily. Michael touched the lives of others and will be sadly missed.

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