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Pete C Michel

December 1, 1950 November 3, 2017
Pete C Michel
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Obituary for Pete C Michel

Gerald ‘Pete’ Michel, age 66 of Boone, died November 3, 2017 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

Per his wishes, Pete has been cremated. A Celebration of Pete’s Life will be Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Cedar Pointe Golf Course in Boone. The family will be present during this time.

Gerald Cooper Michel was born in Boone, Iowa on December 1, 1950, the son of Charles and Mildred (Cooper) Michel. He served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On August 5, 1972, Pete was united in marriage to Deborah Aspengren in Boone, Iowa.

Pete worked for 22 years as a drywall finisher for Olympic Wall Systems of Des Moines. He loved his drywall occupation and often times, dreamed and day dreamed about his work.
Over the years he enjoyed playing horseshoes and cards and watching NASCAR and car refinishing/refurbishing shows on television. He loved spending time with his family and attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. Pete and his family enjoyed yearly trips to Cass Lake, Minnesota and Twin Lakes, Iowa where they would camp, fish, boat, and water ski.

He also loved to golf, especially at Cedar Pointe, where he also helped with their grounds maintenance. Pete loved golfing with Deborah on Tuesday’s Couples League and golfing with his grandsons.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, Brian Braland; a half-brother, John Ross. Pete is survived by his wife Deborah of Boone; one daughter, Christy (Mitch) Gronseth of Boone; one son, Jason (Micah) Michel of Boone; four grandchildren, Preston Gaven, and Alayna Gronseth all of Boone, and Tyler Larson of Ankeny; three step grandchildren, Jada, Jessie, and Aaron Olson all of Boone; three brothers, Chuck (Marianne) Michel, Floyd (Karen) Michel, and Steve (Linda) Michel all of Boone; three sisters, Char (Arnie) Braland and his twin sister, Judy (Mike) Frist all of Boone, and Vickie (Don) Whattoff of Kearney, Missouri.

In memory of Pete, memorials may be directed to the family.

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5:30 PM 11/9/2017 5:30:00 PM - 8:30 PM 11/9/2017 8:30:00 PM
Cedar Pointe Golf Course

601 South Cedar Street
Boone, Iowa 50036

Celebration of Life will begin at 5:30 pm and end at 8:30 PM.

Cedar Pointe Golf Course
601 South Cedar Street Boone 50036 Iowa
United States

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