Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

February 1, 2014

Carolyn Michl

Carolyn Jean Michl, 78, of Newton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Willowbrook of Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home, Newton, with the Rev. Phil Young and the Rev. Michael Langley officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Cemetery, rural Newton. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Falmouth Church of Christ. Online condolences may be offered at www.crainfuneral.com.

Carolyn was born on Dec. 5, 1935, in Olney, the daughter of Hal and Reba Romack. On Sept. 22, 1951, Carolyn married Edward L. Michl. In addition to being a wife and mother, Carolyn was a secretary at E.R. Moore and Rita Kocher CPA, Rubsam’s Clothing Store, and the Jasper County Supervisor of Assessment Office.

She was a member of the Falmouth Church of Christ and served for many years as the Chairwoman of the Jasper County Democratic Women. Carolyn was an avid bowler and golfer. She also enjoyed flower gardening, having won the “Best Lawn” award for her efforts. In later years, time was best spent with family, from baking pies to just being together. She loved being a wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include husband of 62 years, Eddie Michl of Newton; sons, Gary Lee Michl wife Debbie, and Edward Lee Michl Jr., both of Newton; daughters, Leslie Susan Michl and husband Roger Taube of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and Patti Jo Meinhart husband Wayne of Mattoon; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Henderson of Newton and Rosemary Carr of Hidalgo.

Her parents; brothers, Neil and Max Romack; and sister, Norma Whalen preceded her in death.

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