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Mary Tanner Michel

February 15, 1924 — November 6, 2019

Mary Tanner Michel, 95 of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 2:20 a.m. at Hickory Estates in Taylorville, IL. She was born on February 15, 1924 in Taylorville, IL the daughter of William Richard and Irma Pearl (Muman) Tanner. She married Eugene Michel on August 3, 1941 in Palmyra, MO and he preceded her in death on September 8, 2004. Mary was a past member of the center Unit of HCEA and Red Hat Ladies. She loved making bears and giving them to family and friends, she enjoyed shopping and occasionally going to the casino. She also loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her Sons: Carl (Shirley) Michel of Pawnee, IL; Paul (Maureen) Michel of Burlington, IA; Bruce (Tanya) Michel; Daughters: Frances (George) Oros of Marion, IL; Cynthia (Merle) Simmons of Mt. Auburn, IL; Karen Yeaman (Robert Brandis) of Taylorville, IL; eight Grandchildren; nineteen Great-Grandchildren; three Great-Great-Grandchildren; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and three sisters. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Private family graveside service will be held at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.  

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P. O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

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