Norman E. 'Norm' Michel

Norman E. "Norm" Michel

Apr 21, 1936 - Jul 31, 2007
Norman E. Michel died at his home in Riverton Tuesday, July 31, 2007, with his wife near. He was 71 years old.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Riverton with Pastor Richard Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.

Norman E. Michel was born in Custer, S.D., on April 21, 1936, the son of Ralph Ervin and Mildred (Clapp) Michel.

Mr. Michel served with the U.S. Army from 1958-1960 as a security guard and dog handler for the missile base near Philadelphia, Penn.

He spent his working life in the Gas Hills and at the Farmer's Exchange.

Mr. Michel was an avid hunter and fisherman and his family said he enjoyed visiting with all people and sharing a good story.

His family said Mr. Michel's faith and service to the Calvary Baptist Church were very important to him.

He married Donna Foote on Oct. 29, 1961, in Pavillion. They had celebrated 45 years of marriage.

They have three sons who survive, Joe Michel and his wife Karen of Casper and their children Jessica, Cindy, Suzie, and Breanna, Ralph Michel and his wife Stacey of Rawlins and their children Dean and Lexie, and Ray Michel and his wife Amie of Missouri and their daughter Kambrie, and Cody Bandy of Riverton; a sister, Naida Billiar of Idaho and nieces and nephews Gene, Tammie, Mike, Kraig, and Mistie and their families; extended family of Pastor Richard Morgan and the Calvary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Ralph and Mildred Michel, and his son, John Michel.

Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.