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A Memorial Ceremony
Celebrating Charlie's Life
Monday Evening, November 27, 2017
Visitation with Family from
Service begins at 6:30 pm
First Christian Church
3350 North MacArthur Road
Decatur, Illinois
Pastor Wayne Kent, Officiating

Graveside Service and Burial
with Military Rites
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Riverton, Illinois

Memorials to:
First Christian Church

The Master called Charles (Charlie) R. Michels home on Friday November 24, 2017
with his wife Phyllis by his side.

A memorial service to celebrate Charlie’s life will be held 6:30 pm. Monday evening,
November 27, 2017 at First Christian Church (3350 N. McArthur Road Decatur, IL.
62526) with Pastor Wayne Kent officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Camp
Butler National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church.
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Charlie was born in February of 1935 in Chicago, IL., son of Charles R. and Sybil
Virginia Michels. He attended schools in Chicago and Decatur. Charlie served in the   
U.S.Air Force 1957 to 1961 as Airman 1st Class in the 99th bomb wing. He retired
from (Staleys) Tate & Lyle in 1992. He was a maintenance Supervisor. Charlie married
Dolores Auten in 1964 to 1977. He then married Phyllis Munson in October of 198
Charlie enjoyed billiards, reading and spreading the love of Jesus.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Michels of Warrensburg, son, Matthew (Elizabeth)
Michels of Shiloh, IL., daughter, Christina Michels of O’Fallon, IL., step-children,
David (Jean) Munson, Diana (Chuck) Troeckler, grandchildren, Matthew and Zachary
Johnstone, Chloe, Elias and Cassie Michels, step-grandchildren, Cory and Brandon
(Chelsea) McQueen, Brian (fiancée Lindsey) and Craig Munson, Matt and Nick
Troeckler, great step-grandchild, Colton McQueen.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sybil Jackson.

He loved his step-children and step-grand children and step-great grandchild
as his own.

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Charles R. Michels
1935 - 2017