Burten W. Mickelson

Jan. 5, 1937 – Feb. 8, 2022

Burten W. Mickelson, 85, of Noblesville, passed away on Tue., Feb. 8, 2022 at his home.

He was born on Jan. 5, 1937, to LaVerne Mickelson and Elsie (Porter) Mickelson in Union Mills, Ind.

Mr. Mickleson worked for Amoco (Standard Oil) Corporation for over 37 years, living in various locations throughout the state of Indiana. He was an avid IU basketball fan. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Karen Mickelson; daughters Kim (Al) Bartmess, Andy (Ed) Prentkowski and Heather (Mark) Campbel;  sisters Verna Fisher and Rose Lenig; sister-in-law Lynn (Wayne) Fulford; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Mandy Freeman.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolence can be made online at