Willis Joseph (Red) Michaelis

Willis Joseph (Red) Michaelis

Birth
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Death 14 Jul 1995 (aged 73)
Greybull, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Basin, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Plot OldSection, Block 81, Lot 9
Memorial ID 119080626 · View Source
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“Red” Willis Michaelis
Funeral services for “Red” Willis Joseph Michaelis were held July 8 at the Sacred Heart Church in Greybull. Mr. Michaelis, 73, died at his home in Greybull on Tuesday, July 4, 1995.
He was born in Billings, Mont., on May 31, 1922, the son of Henry William and Rhea Phelan Michaelis.
His family moved to Basin when he was three years old. He received his education in Basin, graduating from Basin High School. He then moved to Minneapolis, Minn., where he attended the Twin City Barber College.
He married Elsie Mae Zimmerman in Seattle, Wash., on July 24, 1942.
Mr. Michaelis owned and operated Red’s Barber shop in Basin and Greybull for the past 44 years.
He was a member of the FVW, the Knights of Columbus and the Sacred Heart Church in Greybull.
He is survived by his wife Elise of Greybull; three daughters, Patricia Crumrine of Macon, Georgia, Kathleen Ewen of Greybull and Sandra Marie Jones of Manhattan, Kansas; three sons, Kelly Patrick of Billings, Daniel Paul of Rock Springs and Barry O’Leary of Greybull; four brothers, Jim of Basin, Dick of Cheyenne, Bill of Buffalo and Mike of Seattle, Wash.; nine grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Burial was at Mount View Cemetery in Basin with Atwood Family in charge of arrangements.
A memorial fund has been established at Big Horn Federal in Greybull with proceeds to go to the American Heart Association.


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Gravesite Details Source: Cemetery Directory DEX, Sponsored by Children of Harrington & Brome & Maintained by Atwood; Photo 20131008P1090466

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  • Maintained by: Rainbow
  • Originally Created by: Bill & Sheila
  • Added: 21 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119080626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Joseph (Red) Michaelis (31 May 1922–14 Jul 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119080626, citing Mount View Cemetery, Basin, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Rainbow (contributor 47002487) .