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Michael Andrew KristanPassing: January 9, 2023


United Steelworkers Union Hall

Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, January 14th @ 2:00pm-4:00pm


No Visitation


No Burial

ORLEANS – Michael Andrew Kristan, 53, passed away Monday, January 9, 2023, at his residence.

Born May 28, 1969, in Jamestown, New York, he was the son of Michael and Frances (Whitney) Kristan.  He married Lou Ann Nicole Briscoe July 28, 2006 and she survives.

Michael worked as a laborer at Liner Products.  He was a member of the Army National Guard.  Michael enjoyed long country drives looking for wildlife.  He was a family man and his grandchildren were his world.

Surviving are his wife, Lou Ann Nicole Kristan of Orleans; children, Karissa Johnson of New York, William L. Archer III of Orleans, Samantha N. (Nicholas Kahl) Archer of Lake Placid, Florida, and Shyla R. (Cole) Wright of Orleans; grandchildren, Sawyer Kahl, Alanna Archer, Hezekiah Wright, Raylen Wright, plus two more on the way; siblings, Dan Kristan of Bedford, Terry Kristan of Virginia, and Holly Kristan of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents preceded him in death.

A Celebration of Life service will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, January 14 at the United Steelworkers Union Hall, 1782 Old Highway 60W, in Mitchell.

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2 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Felisa Cupps | WInchester, VA
    Date: January 13, 2023
    Terry, Kira, and entire Kristan family, I am sending prayers and my condolences to all his family and friends. Felisa Cupps
  2. Guest: Amelia Haught | Orleans, IN
    Date: January 11, 2023
    Mike was always such a kind man. His goofy smile and enthusiastic waves will be missed in the neighborhood. He was almost always outside in the warm weather with his dogs and grandbabies. Much love and prayers to his family and friends for their loss.