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LaVon Kay (Wilson) Michel

April 8, 1950 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

LaVon Michel Obituary

LaVon K. Michel, 73, of Huntingburg, IN passed away on September 13, 2023, at The Waters Memory Care Unit in Huntingburg.  She was born on April 8, 1950, in Princeton IN to the late Rosco and Mary (Morrison) Wilson.

Lavon graduated from Francisco High School in 1966, earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana State University in 1972 and then earned her Master of Science in Education from Indiana State University in 1994. She worked several years for the National Park Service at Lincoln Memorial in Lincoln City Indiana, retired from the Southwest Dubois School Corporation in 2008 after 28 years of teaching and was an adjunct teacher for Vincennes University Jasper for 15 years. She loved her pet cats and Alaskan Malamutes dearly, enjoyed jewelry beading and collecting Longaberger baskets. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Francisco.

LaVon is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 51 years, Byron Michel of Huntingburg, a brother David (Norma) Wilson, Shelbyville, KY, Niece Kelly Wilson, Atlanta, GA and Nephew, Curtis Wilson, Shelbyville KY.

Visitation will be on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST at the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Fort Branch.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM at the church with Pastor John Heumann officiating. The burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Donations may be made in her honor to your favorite charity, the Hadi Shrine or St Jude Childrens Hospital.

The family would like to thank the ladies at The Waters Memory Care Unit for their gentle and loving care of Lavon.

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September 16, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul United Church of Christ (Fort Branch)

Funeral Service
September 16, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul United Church of Christ (Fort Branch)


Charity of your choice

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-213-6584

Hadi Shrine
6 Walnut St, Evansville IN 47708
Tel: 1-812-423-4285


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