Richard "Dick" Michel

Dick, a resident of Boniface Point passed away peacefully at his home at Pine lake on June 18, 2014. Dick was born January 23, 1932 in Roxborough, PA, the son of John Frances and Mildred Michel. Dick was a loyal employee of the Plainwell Paper Mill and Weyerhauser Company for over twenty years. Dick was a member of the North Park Reformed Church, a member of Doster Reformed, and was CEO of the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission for eight years. Music was Dick's passion. He sang with the Philadelphia Opera Society, organized and directed the "North Park Men of Song" for thirty three years, and directed several choirs. On October 16, 1965, Dick married the love of his life, the former Gwendolyn E. Batho who survives.


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