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Twila Michels - Hunter KS
6/1/1934 - 12/25/2010

Twila Marie Michels, 76, of Hunter, KS, died Christmas morning, 2010, at the Mitchell County Hospital in Beloit, KS. She was born June 1, 1934, in Hunter to Blaine Winston Hayes and Thelma Margaret (Moore) Hayes and was a retired homemaker and Home Interiors consultant. Surviving her are her husband, Gerald, of the home; sons, Gordon Lin Michels and wife, Judi, of St. Marys,KS, Gary Lee Michels of Salina, KS, Gregory Dean Michels and wife, Roxane, of Salina, KS; daughter, Roxanne Marie Holecek and husband, Douglas, of St. Marys. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, William; sisters, Cora Belle, Margaret Ann, Mary Lou and Dorothy. Visitation: Monday, January 27 at Hall Chapel from 1:00 to 7:00 P.M., with family present 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Service: Tuesday, January 28 at 2:00 P.M. at Grace Chapel United Methodist Church in Hunter, with Pastor Emily Meckley officiating and Pastor Matt Schneider giving a tribute. Interment will follow at Greenwood Union Cemetery. Twila was a farm girl at heart. She never wanted to leave the county or home that the family occupied for over 45 years. She assisted her entire life with the farm, by driving a truck at harvest, feeding the livestock, planting a garden and reaping the fruits of her labor. Many a winter did she nurse piglets in the house. Her passions in life were her church and community, family and friends, and the many people she became acquainted with through her Home Interiors years. She was the center of her family, and looked forward to holidays when the whole family could be together. No matter how many came, there was always enough food for more. Many people will remember her outstanding cooking abilities from the many places she prepared meals and catered special occasions over the years. She was always there for her friends and family with kind words, helping hands or a shoulder to cry on. Twila was a devoted Christian who gave many many hours to the church through Vacation Bible School, decorating for the holidays, fundraisers and attending any event that might be church sponsored. Her most fulfilling passion came through her Home Interiors family as it was based on the Christian faith also. She always had a verse or scripture to go along with her decor. Many homes throughout central Kansas have a "touch of Twila" on their walls. She will be missed by her family, friends, and community. » View what others have shared.

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