Creston, Union County, Iowa
OBITUARY - CHARLES MICHELSON, Mount Ayr
MOUNT AYR - Charles MICHELSON, 87, of Mount Ayr, died Sunday morning, March 20, 1988, at his home.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. The Rev. Sam FRY
will officiate with burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery. A family night will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday
at the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home here. Memorial has been established to the Cancer Society.
was born March 23, 1900, in Chanute, Kan., to Paul and Mary (ROBERTS) MICHELSON. He married Eva CARR June 26,
1920, in Thurman. He was a retired farmer and lived 47 years in Ringgold County. Previously he lived in
Survivors include his wife, Eva, of Mount Ayr; three daughters, Phyllis (Mrs. Max) HUMMEL of
Red Oak, Betty (Mrs. Charles) SOUTH of Des Moines, and Wanda (Mrs. Cecil) ADAMS of Mount Ayr; two sons,
Cecil (wife Betty) of Belleview, Fla., and Glenn (wife Joan) MICHELSON of Auburndale, Fla.;
18 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, March 24, 1988
OBITUARY - CHARLES EVERETT MICHELSON
Charles Everett MICHELSON, son of Paul and Mary (ROBERTS) MICHELSON, was born March 23, 1900 in
Chanute, Kansas and passed away on March 20, 1988, at his home in Mount Ayr, Iowa, following a lengthy illness.
On June 26, 1920, he was united in marriage to Eva CARR. To this union, five children were born -- Phyllis, Cecil,
Betty, Wanda and Glen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and two sisters.
He is survived by his
wife, Eva, of Mount Ayr; five children: Phyllis and husband, Max HUMMEL, of Red Oak, Iowa; Cecil and his wife, Betty,
of Belleview, Florida; Betty and her husband, Charles SOUTH, of Des Moines, Iowa; Wanda and her husband,
Cecil ADAMS, of Mount Ayr, Iowa; and, Glen and his wife, Joan, of Auburndale, Florida; 18 grandchildren; 21
great-grandchildren; and, one great-grandchild.
Charles was a farmer all of his life. He was always
willing to help his neighbors. In 1978, he sold the farm and moved into Mount Ayr.
Funeral services were held
March 23, 1988, fromthe Wilson-Watson Funeral Home at Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. Samuel FRY. Music
was provided by Mrs. Robert THOMAS and Arlen HUGHES.
Casketbearers were Doug SOUTH, Gary HUMMEL, Larry ADAMS,
Gary MICHELSON, Steve MICHELSON and Danny MICHELSON. Honorary pallbearers were Rod ADAMS, Donald HUMMEL,
Richard HUMMEL, and Chuck MICHELSON. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr, Iowa.
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