In Memory

Micah Joseph Barnes VIEW PROFILE

Micah Joseph (Barnes) Vitale, 43, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at his residence in Columbia because of complications from diabetes.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Muscatine, Iowa. Dr. Bruce Ursin will officiate the memorial service.

Micah was a beautiful child who grew into a kind and gentle man, a man who was always there for others. Halloween was his favorite time of year. He stepped onto the stage at age 5 and used his creative gifts of art, music and theater the rest of his life. His favorite movie was "Jaws."

He is survived by his mother, Judy Morris; stepfather Larry Morris; a sister, Krystal Kallenberger, and her daughters, Lillian and Kimber Kallenberger of Muscatine, Iowa; and a daughter, Samantha Jillian Olson, address unknown.

He also is survived by his adopted family of Antonio Sgro and her children, Giovanni, Samanta and John, and the family of Salvatore and Francesca Vitale and their children, Norino, Pietro, Luca, Salvatore, Diego and Santino, along with the extended Vitale family, as well as all his friends in Columbia.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends who are blessed to have known him.

He was preceded in death by both paternal and maternal grandparents.

Memorials may be made to his nieces, Lillian and Kimber, or Wesley United Methodist Church.

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