Michels, Peter – Obituary

Peter Michels, 63, a resident of Ellensburg since 1882, died at his home, 1108 B Street, early this morning [May 19, 1942] after a lingering illness.

Born in St. James, Minn., August 8, 1878, he came to Ellensburg 60 years ago with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Michels, valley pioneers. He received his education in the public schools here. On October 30, 1902, he was married to Miss Minnie Taylor, of Ellensburg.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three brothers; Frank Michels and H. J. Michels, both of Ellensburg, and J. J. Michels, of Duluth, Minn.; four sisters; Mrs. A. K. Uebelacker, Mrs. T. F. Meagher, and Miss Lena Michels, all of Ellensburg, and Mrs. George Beaver, of Bellingham. A cousin, Harvey L. Taylor, of Ellensburg, also survives.

Funeral services will be conducted from the St. Andres Catholic Church Thursday morning at 9:00.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman


White, Judy Wallis. Kittitas County, Washington Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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