In Memory: Robert Alan Michel

Robert Michel, age 66, of North St. Paul, beloved husband, father, grandpa, died peacefully July 20.

Bob was born Jan. 18, 1946 and was a lifelong resident of North St. Paul. He married his college sweetheart, Barbara Mallory, on July 29, 1967, at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in North St. Paul. Bob worked 35 years at 3M, and was an active member at St. Mark's church where he served as president of the St. Mark's Foundation and sang in the choir. He was a former president of Cowern School PTA and North St. Paul Hockey Booster Club, and host of the RAM Classic Bass Tournament for 35 years.

Family was of utmost importance to him, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman, Twins fan and card player.

He is survived by wife, Barbara, of 45 years; sons, Robert Thomas (Christine) and Marc (Stephanie); grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob and Aaron. He was preceded in death by father, Robert Henry Michel; mother, Betty Jane (Kelley) Michel; and infant baby sister.

Funeral service was July 23 at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in North St. Paul with interment at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to St. Mark's Foundation or donor's choice.

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