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Obituary for Helen Michels

Helen Michels
Helen Michels, 97, passed away on February 3, 2018. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado for 15 years and was formerly a resident of Henry, Illinois, and Howard, Colorado. She worked as a nurse in La Jolla, California, during WWII, and returned to Granville and worked in area hospitals. She was a registered nurse for 50 years.

Helen was born on July 13, 1920 to Louis Marcacci and Dena (Chiapelli) Marcacci. On December 11, 1943 she married George Michels.

Helen loved singing Italian songs, karaoke, dancing, nursing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She graduated from Hopkins High School in Granville, Illinois in 1938. She attended St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, becoming a registered nurse in 1941.

She is survived by her children: Keith (Tampa), Lance (St. Croix), James E. (Colorado Springs), and Michael (Minonk, Illinois); her 9 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and her sisters: Landa, Katherine, Rosie; and brother, James.
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