Janice 'Jan' E. Micheels
Dec. 12, 1940 ó Feb. 13, 2019
ďJanĒ E. Micheels (nee Hamann), 78, of West Bend passed away peacefully at
her home with family by her side on Feb. 13, 2019.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1940, to the late Frederick and Louise (nee Ruedebusch)
in Beaver Dam. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School and worked as an
assistant bookkeeper at Beaver Dam City Hall for most of her life. On May 5,
1987, she was united in marriage to Fred Micheels in Elm Grove. They then
remodeled a farmette in West Bend, which began a new chapter of their lives.
She often gave ďhang on tightĒ golf cart rides to friends and family around
Jan enjoyed cross stitching, quilting, gardening, golfing, politics and
watching sports. She was a big fan of the Packers and Badgers, and rarely
missed a game. She loved animals and spending time with her family and
In passing, Jan leaves behind a blended family of two children, Paula (Kevin)
Lucius of Madison, and Kristen (Mike) Mueller of Allenton; Fredís three
children, Richard (Angie) Micheels of Carmel, Ind., Denise (Travis) Morris of
Kokomo, Ind., and Alan (Trisha) Micheels of Nobleville, Ind.; 13 grandchildren;
her sisters and brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews, and a beloved cat, Beau. She
will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred
Micheels, and her brother, Richard (Jean) Hamann.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Janís name to the Senior Center, humane
society, or Shalom Wildlife Center would be greatly appreciated.
Janís family would like to personally thank Debbie, Bev, Casey, Carolyn, Kim,
and Paula from Cedar Community Hospice. Their compassionate care and support
during this difficult part of Janís journey made all the difference.
A private celebration of Janís life will be held on a later date.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with
Janís arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at