Michael “Mikey” Joseph Zelli, 35 years old, died in his Colorado home on November 5th, 2022.
The son of Michael and Sandra Zelli, Michael was born, raised, and educated in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Michael had many passions and interests, and was a lifelong learner. A movie lover at heart, Michael studied Communications with a focus on film and media studies at Indiana University. He also had a keen interest in horticulture, and could often be found tending to and learning about plants and botany.
Additionally, Michael was a devoted caregiver, spending much of his time caring for his beloved grandmother “Nonnie” during the final years of her life. Michael was also a proud uncle, and greatly enjoyed spending time with his nephews and niece.
Michael was preceded in death by his grandparents: Edna Zelli of Jeffersonville, Indiana; and David and Cissy Hedge of Jeffersonville, Indiana.
He is survived by his grandfather, Edward Zelli of Jeffersonville, Indiana; loving parents, Michael and Sandra Zelli of Jeffersonville, Indiana; brother Anthony Zelli (Nicole) of Amherst, New Hampshire; and brother Christopher Zelli (Kelsey) of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Michael is also survived by five nephews and one niece, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Michael’s memory to the National Alliance on Mental Illness: https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/Donate-to-NAMI.