Saturday, November 19, 2011
Ronald K. Michels - St. Anne
Ronald K. Michels, 52, of St. Anne, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 16, 2011) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee. A gathering time for family and friends to honor Ron and his life's legacy will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Aroma Park American Legion Post 1019, 739 S. Sandbar Road, Aroma Township. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to AMVETS. Cremation rites have been accorded, and burial will be held at a later date. Schreffler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Michels worked in the maintenance department at Conair Corp. in Rantoul for 15 years, retiring in 2006. He was born Dec. 24, 1958, in St. Paul, Minn., the son of John Sr. and Gloria Phelps Michels. He was affiliated with Grace Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors and especially loved to fish.
Surviving are his parents, of St. Anne; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Randy Michels, of St. Anne, and John Jr. and Patricia Michels, of Pinckneyville; six nieces and nephews; and some great-nieces and great-nephews. Ron was loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Please sign his guestbook at schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.
Source: The Daily Journal - November 18, 2011
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