Michael E. Belden, 71, of Pleasant Plains, died Friday, January 31, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital.

He was born April 24, 1948, the son of Harry L. and Betty J. Germann Belden. He married Patsy K. Stambaugh in 1968. 

Mr. Belden retired as an accountant from the State of Illinois Employees Retirement System. 

Surviving are his wife, Patsy; two sons, Douglas (wife, Eddie) Belden of Springfield and Brad (wife, Lori) Belden of Pleasant Plains; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren; six great grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; and one brother, Mark (wife, Colena) Belden of Ashland.  

As per his request, no services will be held. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Ashland is assisting the family.