Gary B. Michel

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Gary B. Michel

January 18, 1952 - June 05, 2019

Gary B. Michel Gary B. Michel
St. Paul, Minn. - Gary B. Michel, 67, of St. Paul died in a traffic accident in Washington County, Minn., Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Gary was born Jan. 18, 1952, in La Crosse, to Bernard J. Michel and Kathleen Mae (Lepsch) Michel. He graduated from Aquinas High School in 1970, then became a medic in the Army, serving in Europe. After the Army, he attended UW-L and later earned a nursing degree at Western College. He worked as an RN in La Crosse, Tomah, Milwaukee and the Twin Cities. After retiring from nursing, he went to culinary school at the College of St. Paul and worked at various restaurants in the Twin Cities area until his death.
Gary is survived by his mother of Onalaska; brothers, Thomas (Kathleen) of Onalaska, Stanley (Debra) of West Salem, Douglas of La Crosse, Joseph (Theresa) of Milton and Robert of Onalaska; and numerous nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his father; and brother, Gregory.
A private funeral will occur July 11, in St Paul, with burial at Fort Snelling Cemetery. A local celebration of life will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the Onalaska Community Center on Quincy Street.
Published on July 7, 2019
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John Uhler
Jul 08, 2019
Hello to Kathy and Tom and the whole Michel and Lepsch family. My condolences on the loss Gary. Some of you won't remember me, but I was growing up in the same neighborhood when Kathy and Mitch got married and were living on 10th St. I am your cousin Ruth Zanter's son and Irene Zanter's grandson. Henry and Mary Mehren were my great grandparents. It's hard to lose a parent or sibling or cousin. My sister Mary Susan passed away three years go. She was almost 67. That's too young for anybody. I haven't seen most of you for probably 50 years, but if all goes well, we'll all be together at the end. All the best to everyone of you, and again my sincere condolences -- especially you, Kathy. You wer...e always one of my favorite people. God bless. John UhlerRead more
Tom Davy
Jul 07, 2019
Your sense of humor will be missed.
Peg Haldorson
Jul 07, 2019
Deepest Sympathy. Praying you are surrounded by angel wings of healing and comfort.