610 N. Maple

Russell, KS 67665
785-483-2212

701 N. First Street

Natoma, KS 67651
785-885-4221

Clyde Michel

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Clyde Dean Michel, 77, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.
Clyde was born May 14, 1943 in Russell, Kansas, the son of Rueben and Emma (Ruf) Michel. He grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School.
Clyde served his country in the U.S. Navy during 1962 to 1966.
He was united in marriage to Fanny Cecilia on January 10, 1976. He was blessed with three daughter Ranae, Lisa and Elina. They made their home in California, Texas and Arizona.
Clyde was an Accountant for AZ Department of Quality Control in Arizona before retiring a few years ago.
He was a life member of the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240 and the Russell American Legion Post #99. In his spare time, he enjoyed constructing model airplanes.
Clyde’s surviving family include his wife of 44 years, Fanny Cecilia of the home; three daughters, Ranae Leaverton of Phoenix, Arizona, Lisa Raypold (Peter) of Anchorage, Alaska and Elina Michel of Phoenix, Arizona; sister, Shirley Brown (Myron) of Oklahoma; and five grandchildren, Douglass Raypold, Branden Raypold, Catherine Leaverton, Kendrick Leaverton and Kirsten Leaverton.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents.
A Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Russell City Cemetery where Military Rites will be conducted by the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240 Honor Guard. Family and friends may view from Noon to 2:30 PM, Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.