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Charlene Michels

SPRING VALLEY — Charlene M. Michels, 65, of 505 W. Dakota St., Spring Valley, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at home following a two-year illness.

Born Aug. 4, 1947, in LaSalle to Joseph and Adele (Krasinski) Jasiek, she married William Michels Aug. 27, 1966, in Peru. He died March 10, 2000.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two daughters, Christa (Tim) Hassler of Cherry and Tricia (Del) Baracani of Spring Valley; one son, Tony (Kim) Michels of Ladd; two sisters, Roxanne (Steve) Draper of Peru and Beverly (Jim) Turczyn of The Villages, Fla.; two brothers, Brian (Kathy) Jasiek of Utica and Gary (Victoria) Jasiek of Hartland, Wis.; and six grandchildren, Hannah, Gianna, Chloe, Abby, Geno and Ruby.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

Services will be at noon Tuesday at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, with the Rev. Robert Spilman officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Valley Memorial Park, Spring Valley.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the funeral home.


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