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Gerald Eugene "Mike" Michl
Birth: Oct. 12, 1921
Newton
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2003
Weatherford
Parker County
Texas, USA

Gerald Eugene Michl was born in Newton, Illinois the son of Ed & Ethel Michl. He attended the Reisner school and Newton high school. He was the fifth of seven children and gained the nickname "Preach" as he reminded his older siblings of a revival preacher. Older siblings included Ruby Alice (Kraft), Raymond Edward, Fay Kathryn (Waterstradt)and Maurice William. Younger siblings include Constance Louise (Hall) and Edward Lee. After high school he worked brieflly in the Chicago area and then enlisted in the Navy serving throughout WWII initiallly on submaries and later in entertainment. He trained at Great Lakes Naval training center and served in the Pacific based out of Treasure Island in California. He was a member of the American Legion for over 50 years. A job offer from a former military friend took him to Abilene, Texas after the war where he met and married Betty Logan in 1946. They moved with their young baby Betty to northern Illinois in 1949. Daughters Sharon Ann and Mary Lyn were born there. Mike worked as an electrician and movie operator throughout his life. In 1963, the family moved to Newton, where Mike owned his own business Michl Electric. In 1978, Betty and Mike moved to Weatherford, Texas. In addition to three daughters, they had five grandchildren, Matt, Mark and Tommy Mainord and Carrie and Michael Dold.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward William Michl (1889 - 1976)
  Ava Ethel Foltz Michl (1889 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Evelyn Logan Michl (1928 - 2005)
 
 Children:
  Betty Kay Michl Mainord (1947 - 1989)*
  Mary Lyn Michl (1956 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruby Michl Kraft (1913 - 2003)*
  Raymond E Michl (1915 - 2006)*
  Fay K. Waterstradt (1917 - 1999)*
  Gerald Eugene Michl (1921 - 2003)
  Edward L. Michl (1932 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Greenwood Cemetery
Weatherford
Parker County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sherry Michl Dold
Originally Created by: AKC
Record added: May 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69546201
Gerald Eugene Mike Michl
Added by: Sherry Michl Dold
 
Gerald Eugene Mike Michl
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Gerald Eugene Mike Michl
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Remembering my dad, Mike, on Memorial day.
- Sherry Michl Dold
 Added: May. 23, 2014
 
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