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Michael John "Mike" Sofianos
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1973
Hammond
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1994
Normal
McLean County
Illinois, USA

CSHS Class of 1992
* Track
* Soccer

Illinois State University: Class of 1996
* General Studies Major
* Intramural Basketball

CAUSE OF DEATH:
Heart Attack due to congenital heart condition. A month prior, Michael fainted during another game but recovered. While running at the Illinois State University Horton Fieldhouse, a disoriented Michael ran into the wall while playing inturmural basketball. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was prounounced dead at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 1, 1994) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal.

SOURCES:
2-2-1994 Pantagraph
ISU student dies soon after game: [FINAL Edition]

2-3-1994 Pantagraph
Heart attack pinpointed in ISU student's death: [FINAL Edition]

2-3-1994 Journal Star
ISU student dies playing basketball 20-year-old collapses on court; suggested cause is a heart ailment: [ALL Edition]

2-4-1994 Pantagraph
Deaths: Final Edition - Sofianos

2-17-1994 Pantagraph
Teen death most likely from heart Congenital condition seen triggering attack: [FINAL Edition]

2-17-1994 Journal Star
Pontiac teen-ager collapses, dies Freshman, 14, stricken after running a mile in workout with track team: [ALL Edition]

4-25-1994 Pantagraph
In the shadow of death; another life waits: [FINAL Edition] 
 
Inscription:
SON & BROTHER
MICHAEL J. SOFIANOS
1973 - 1994
FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 50, Block 18, Lot 7, Grave 7
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18294199
Michael John Mike Sofianos
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Michael John Mike Sofianos
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- GeneaProtector
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013

- Richard Minshull
 Added: Dec. 7, 2011
Happy Heavenly Late Birthday!From a fellow 10/16
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 Added: Oct. 19, 2010
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