James Robert Michel
James Robert Michel, 82, of Onalaska, WI died peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. He was born December 23, 1936 to Richard & Mabel Michel. He married the love of his life Mary Jane Dwyer on October 30, 1956 in Coon Valley.
He enjoyed mowing and yard work and loved working on vehicles. He could often be found tinkering in his garage or the yard.
He is survived by his children, Julie (Robin) Zakem, Debra (Gerald) Reschke, Bob (Marie) Michel, Cheryl (Frank) Bay; grandchildren, Audra, Crystal, Ashley, Laura, Beau, Chelsea, Tiela, Rich Jr., Andrew, Marissa, Frank Jr., Cassandra; great grandchildren, Alivia, Zander, Judah, Logan, Eli, William, Payslie, Lillie, Jacub, Darnaz, A’Raya; son-in-law, Ron Remus; daughter-in-law, Debbie Michel; and brother, Richard (Diane) Michel.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary; his daughter, Sue Remus; his son, Richard Michel; his parents; brothers; and sisters.
Private services will be held, with a public visiting time on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 11 AM to 12 PM at the Gathering Place, 133 Mason St., Onalaska, WI 54650.