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Richard G. Michels Sr.

August 3, 1960 — December 10, 2021

Richard G. "Rick" Michels Sr., 61, of Waterloo, IL, died December 10, 2021, in Fenton, MO. He was born August 3, 1960, in St. Louis, MO.

He is survived by his wife Patty Michels (nee Poynor); children Misty Sharp, Richard (Sherena) Michels, Jr., Dustin (Amanda) Michels, and Terrance (Amanda) Michels; grandchildren Samatha (Nick) Shannon, Tabatha Michels, Alex Michels, Zachary Michels, Hayden Michels, Seth Michels, Taylor Hoskin, Sunshine Sharp, Lila Hampson, Aubreigh Palmer, Lila Michels, Aidan Morgan, Jacob Joseph Michels, Patrick Sharp, and Shayla Sharp; great grandchildren Lilyan Shannon, Celleste Shannon, and Bellamy Shannon; mother Barbara Michels; brothers and sisters 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; special friend and sister Kate Brauner; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his father Joseph Michels; father-in-law and mother-in-law Sylvester & Betty Poynor; and niece Danielle Craft.

Rick was a member of Waterloo Sportsmans Club, NRA, and Teamsters Union #618.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Family Wishes

Visitation:
1 PM to 8 PM Monday, December 13, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral:
10 AM Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL

Interment at Burksville Cemetery in Burksville, IL

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Monday, December 13, 2021

1:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

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