Ethel V. Michel, of Danville, passed away September 1, 2008 in Mount Carmel
West Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, near her daughter’s home. She was 91.
She was born January 18, 1917 in Danville, Ind., the daughter of Clay and
Faunna Hunt Vannice.
On June 11, 1936 in Danville, she married Norman W. Michel, who preceded her
in death in 1971.
She is survived by a son, Maurice Michel of Greencastle; a daughter, Vicki
Caldwell of Grove City, Ohio; grandchildren, Nicole Sherlock of Kailua,
Hawaii, Kristin Laker of Shelbyville, Katherine Yoder of Summerville, S.C.,
Andrew Michel of Indianapolis; step granddaughter, Stephanie Cisek of Grove
City, Ohio; six great grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren and
several nieces and nephews.
A son, Jerry Michel preceded her in death in 1994.
Mrs. Michel was a graduate of Central Normal College, Danville and was a
school teacher for many years in several school systems, retiring from Mill
Creek Schools. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority. Her husband taught at
Chesterton High School.
Funeral services, Pastor Michael Thornburg officiating, will be at 10 a.m.
Saturday, September 6 in Baker Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Friday, September 5 in Baker Funeral Home,
Danville. Interment will follow service in Mud Pike Cemetery in Ripley
County, Ind., near Delaware.
Contributions may be made to Danville Friends Church, 45 N CR 200E Danville,
IN 46122 or American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway W Dr Ste 114
Indianapolis, IN 46250. Online condolences may be made at