Mark Timothy Michels, age 47, passed away March 26, 2015 at his home surrounded by family. Mark was born February 27, 1968 in Orange, California to Ralph and Lucinda Michels. He was raised in Yuma, Arizona and graduated from Yuma High in 1987. He later attended UTI Technical Institute and worked as a mechanic with Royal Packing Co. A few years later started a Matco route business in Yuma Az. He has lived in Arizona for the past 45yrs. He has been working with the City of Peoria for the past 10 yrs. He was preceded in death by his father Ralph Michels in 1985. Mark is survived by his wife Teresa of Wittmann and children: Ryan and Melissa and his mother Lucinda Michels of Yuma, brothers Andy (Crystal) Michels of Surprise and Jimmy Ammerman of Ft. Worth, TX and sister Colleen Cody of Phoenix. Funeral services are planned for Wednesday, April 8th at 11:00 AM at the LDS North Stake Center in Surprise.