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Barbara Michels

October 13, 1932 — October 8, 2022

Barbara   Michels, nee Lautenbach, 89, of Waterloo, IL, died October 8, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. She was born October 13, 1932, in Yugoslavia.

    She is survived by her children Elfrieda (Joe) Lloyd, Alfred (Donna) Michels, Barb Hoselton, Marie (Bill) Schlemmer, Betty (John) Moll, Kathy (Kenny) Goodman, Joe (Debbie) Michels, Sue (Lou) Stuart, John (Toni) Michels, Debbie (Jeff) Blandford, and Diane (Joe) Lewis; daughter-in-law Patty Michels; many grandchildren; step grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; sister-in-law Francis Bambach; nieces; and nephews.

    She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Michels; son Richard G. Michels Sr.; granddaughter Danielle Craft; step granddaughter Portia Worley; parents Stefan & Lena (nee Lehrmann) Lautenbach; and sons-in-law Mike Griffin and Karl Schlemmer.

    Barbara was a member of SS Peter and Paul Church in Waterloo, IL, Waterloo Senior Citizens, and retired from Oak Hill.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
SS Peter and Paul Church

Visitation:
    4 PM to 7 PM Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    8 AM until 9:30 AM Thursday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral Mass:
    10 AM Thursday, October 13, 2022 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
        Father Evaristus Akabueze officiating
    Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

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