Michal Lyn Michiels
February 20, 1997 - June 12, 2020
Stefanie Montgomery
Debra and larry stinemates
Nancy Kiefer
Holly Kiesau
Michael Mills
Paula Christiansen
Rochelle Gentele
Taryna Tarver
Michelle Troup
Paul and Samantha Beirl
Bolt Seymour
Cynthia Jasper
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Visitation
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Friday 6/19, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Wichmann Funeral Home located at 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton on Friday, June 19, 2020, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Social distancing will be enforced and you are kindly asked to wear a mask. If you are feeling ill, kindly stay home.

Service
Appleton Alliance Church
2693 W. Grande Chute Blvd
Appleton, WI
Saturday 6/20, 10:00 am

A funeral service for Michal will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Appleton Alliance Church, located at 2693 W. Grand Chute Boulevard in Appleton. Doors will open at 9:45 AM and social distancing and masks are requested. If you are unable or choose not to attend the service in person, you may view the service live and in its entirety right here on Michal’s obituary page.

Michal L. Michiels, 23, of Milwaukee, passed away unexpectedly in a work-related accident on Friday, June 12, 2020. Michal, daughter of Greg and Carrie (Haen) Michiels was born on February 20, 1997. She grew up in Appleton and was a graduate of the Appleton West High School in 2015 and the University of Wisconsin – Madison…

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Todd Steiner left a message on July 9, 2020:
Please let me express my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Michal. Michal spent six months as part of our Turtle Island family and was always a joy to be around. It is rare to meet anyone who worked so hard and got so much joy from working to restore and protect salmon habitat. She will be missed by everyone who got to know this kind and beautiful soul. On behalf of the entire Turtle Island family, please accept our deepest sympathy. Sincerely Todd Steiner Executive Director Turtle Island Restoration Network PO Box 370 Forest Knolls, CA 94933 SeaTurtles.org • (415) 663-8590
Nicole Norcross left a message on July 1, 2020:
Michal was the anchor for our school record making 3x3200m relay team in high school at AWHS. She was lightning fast, and the sweetest girl. I’m reminded of all the meets we kept breaking our record, all thanks to Michal. Rest In Peace.
Stefanie Montgomery left a message on June 27, 2020:
I can not tell you how sorry we were to hear about Mikal. Please know we are thinking of you and sending prayers your way. Your Neighbors at 3528 N. Whitney Dr Stefanie, Bo, and Tyler
Steve Sennett left a message on June 22, 2020:
Greg, So very sorry to hear about your family's loss. My condolences to you and yours.
Scott Springmier left a message on June 22, 2020:
Greg and Carrie - So sorry for your loss, I can't imagine the pain you are feeling. Hopefully you have some solace in that she is in a better place and will always be smiling down on you.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Debra and larry stinemates left a message on June 21, 2020:
We are deeply sorry for your loss . Our son was lost to us 7-1-20 he would be 23 . We understand your heartbreak Our deepest sympathies.
Debra and larry stinemates left a message on June 21, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Debra and larry stinemates lit a candle
Marla Connahan left a message on June 21, 2020:
We just watched the service. It was beautiful for a beautiful young lady who we were honored to have met. Please know our prayers are lifting you up. Prayers of comfort and peace for all who knew and loved Michal. Love, Marla (Troup) and family
Kerri Collins left a message on June 20, 2020:
Gregg and Carrie-We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Kerri and Jim Collins
Nancy Kiefer left a message on June 19, 2020:
No words but the loving arms and whisper of God's words in your ears will help you through this.
Richard Strebel left a message on June 19, 2020:
Greg, you have our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. Richard & Dee Strebel
Cheryl Kelnhofer left a message on June 19, 2020:
Gregg, Carrie and family, I am so very, very sorry for your loss. Michal made an imprint on my heart from the first day I met her. She had a determined spirit and a sense of self from a very young age. I will always remember that special sparkle in her eyes. Your whole family made an impression with your kindness, dedication and love for one another. I hope all your wonderful memories bring you peace at this most challenging time.
Lori (Conard) Treml left a message on June 19, 2020:
Greg and Carrie, so sorry for the lost of your daughter. I can't image losing a child. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy. Jerry and Lori Treml
Holly Kiesau left a message on June 19, 2020:
I am a neighbor on Hiawatha. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lynn Schadrie left a message on June 19, 2020:
I am so very sorry for your loss. She was always a bright light in the classroom, and I loved her zest for all things biology. Her smile lit up the classroom and will be greatly missed.
Wilcox Family left a message on June 18, 2020:
We are offering our deepest and sincere condolences. We will pray that God will hold you in the palm of His hands during this difficult time. May God bless all of you! Prayers for you!
Alan Schroeder left a message on June 18, 2020:
Dear Michiels Family, I am so sad to read about Michal's death. I have very happy memories of her as a little girl and of your sweet and kind family. My heart is aching so much for your family. I can't imagine your feelings of loss. I will keep your family in my prayers. Peace be with you. With lots of love, Al Schroeder
Michael Mills left a message on June 18, 2020:
Michal, you always made me feel welcome and your sweet soul shined with such a bright light. I will miss escaping the loudness of parties to laugh with you on the balcony. I will always, truly miss you.
Byron Muhs left a message on June 18, 2020:
Greg, Sorry for your and your family’s loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Byron
Byron Muhs left a message on June 18, 2020:
Greg, Sorry for your and your family’s loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Byron
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Jim and Ann Shears left a message on June 18, 2020:
Greg, Carrie and Family. You have our deepest sympathy. May you find your strength in the Lord to guide you. May he send rays of sunshine to warm your face as a gentle reminder of the love you shared with your amazing daughter Michal.
Kathy Stoll (Borley) left a message on June 18, 2020:
Dear Greg and family, we are so sorry to hear of your daughter's passing. Our sympathy and prayers are with you. From Leo Borley and family.
Paula Christiansen left a message on June 18, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss
Jeff Stodola left a message on June 18, 2020:
Greg & Carrie Jo, Learning of Michal's sudden passing was heartbreaking. As parents, we cannot imagine the pain and sadness you are going through right now. May her beautiful memories keep your hearts light & may God bless you with grace to face the tough days ahead without her. Our love and prayers are with you and your whole family. Jeff & Heidi
Tim Warriner left a message on June 18, 2020:
Greg and family, I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss. I just want you and your family to be comforted and know that so many people care out here. Rest in Peace Michal.
Rochelle Gentele left a message on June 18, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Rochelle Gentele lit a candle
Taryna Tarver left a message on June 17, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Taryna Tarver lit a candle
Michelle Troup left a message on June 17, 2020:
So very sorry for your family’s loss. 😢💔
Joanne White left a message on June 17, 2020:
Dear Greg, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time . My deepest condolences. Joanne white
Paul and Samantha Beirl left a message on June 17, 2020:
Our condolences. We are praying for your family and are so very sorry for your loss.
Tony Martin left a message on June 17, 2020:
This is so hard! I remember loads of playful banter with Michal when she was in 6th grade. What an ember of positive energy and genuine nature. Never Forgotten, dear girl. Tony Martin
Mangold Family left a message on June 17, 2020:
May God hold each of you gently as you grieve, and may the love of those closest to you surround you and keep you. Our deepest Sympathy- Tom, Kori, and the boys.
Bolt Seymour left a message on June 17, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Bolt Seymour lit a candle
Lois Hilger left a message on June 17, 2020:
I so enjoyed your participation in the YMCA water class. There are no words to express the loss you must be experiencing. Michal did so much during her short life. I pray for God's comfort and peace during this time of great sadness.
Cynthia Jasper left a message on June 17, 2020:
Sending love and well wishes to the family This is so unbelievable, she touched so many people with her kind words and with her knowledge of Environmental Education for the short time she was with Neighborhood House of Milwaukee.
Sandra Wagner left a message on June 17, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss of such a precious, young life. I remember Michal from Einstein and then at West. Michal was always so positive and determined. My shock and sadness are a pale shadow of what your family must be feeling. My prayers are with you all.
Sieglinda Fritz Reed left a message on June 17, 2020:
My prayers are with you and your entire family. It is a TERRIBLE and difficult thing to loose a loved one suddenly, I understand, having lost my brother like that. Know that you are being lifted up before the throne of the God of all comfort in this time of great sorrow. Prayers and Deep Sympathies.
Michelle & Steve Brenzel left a message on June 17, 2020:
Carrie, We’re so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. We will always remember her with a big smile and running through Carla’s back yard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Michelle & Steve Brenzel
Bobbie Jo Sorensen left a message on June 17, 2020:
Lauren and Family, I’m so sorry to hear about Michal. Although I never met her, Lauren shared so many stories with me. She clearly was an amazing young person who changed the world in a way In which we will all benefit. Sending your family love.
Cadija left a message on June 17, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Cadija lit a candle
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Kevin,Kathie,Nelson, The Milbach's left a message on June 17, 2020:
Greg,Carrie,Lauren & Caleb, Ours hearts go out to you for the loss of dear Michal. Such a beautiful Lady. Our thoughts are with you.
Zach Smith & Erin Cherry left a message on June 17, 2020:
We are very blessed we knew Michal, she will forever be in our hearts. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with you.
Jayme Bleick-Baehnman left a message on June 17, 2020:
Carrie and Greg...this news breaks my heart! I had the privilege of watching Machal grow up at Edison. I am sending prayers and hugs of strength for your family
Kari Leminen left a message on June 17, 2020:
Greg and Carrie, our participation to your sorrow and our blessing to your family with this difficult time. I remember Michal as a glad small girl. Kari & Maarit
John Moe left a message on June 17, 2020:
Praying for you and grieving your loss.
Niki R Espy left a message on June 17, 2020:
I send my prays and blessings to the family and friends of this beautiful young woman. Who I and my colleagues at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee had the pleasure to know.
Laura & Eric Tlachac left a message on June 17, 2020:
We are so sorry to hear of your loss!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
Tim Brackett left a message on June 17, 2020:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dale Schott left a message on June 17, 2020:
Carrie, Greg; We can only imagine how painful and saddening this must be. Try to remember that Michal is in heaven and living in the purest and most beautiful of all environments. Her love for all people and the earth around us lives on. Dale & Silvia
Dale Schott left a message on June 17, 2020:
Carrie, Greg; We can only imagine how painful and saddening this must be. Try to remember that Michal is in heaven and living in the purest and most beautiful of all environments. Her love for all people and the earth around us lives on. Dale & Silvia
Glam left a message on June 17, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Glam lit a candle
Bob and Jenny Menning left a message on June 16, 2020:
Michal would light up a room just by walking in. Her smile was always from the heart, and she had such an optimistic personality! We have such great memories of her with Jordan, always laughing at their inside jokes. She is missed incredibly, and we are so sorry for your loss. Michal certainly made quite a positive impact during her short stay on earth. Love to you all ❤❤
Vikki Jorgensen left a message on June 16, 2020:
Praying for the Michiels family. May God hold you close.
Zoe left a message on June 16, 2020:
I’m so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you all.
Angie Knutson left a message on June 16, 2020:
Wonderful athlete, student and person. She will be missed. So sorry for her family's kno loss. Prayers and comfort for you all.
Carrie Evans (Delcore) left a message on June 16, 2020:
Carrie and Greg, I’m so sorry to hear of your daughters passing. She sounds like a beautiful young woman. May your memories grace you until you are reunited. Blessings to you.
Heather Olson left a message on June 16, 2020:
Carrie & Greg- I’m so sorry for your loss of your beautiful daughter. I can’t imagine the deep sadness you are going through. You and your family will be in my prayers.
Heather Olson left a message on June 16, 2020:
Carrie & Greg- I’m so sorry for your loss of your beautiful daughter. I can’t imagine the deep sadness you are going through. You and your family will be in my prayers.
Pauline Meyer left a message on June 16, 2020:
There are no words to ease your pain, but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Alanna xiong left a message on June 16, 2020:
Thank you for teaching me things I never knew and thank you for making me into a better lead and learn interpretive. You were amazing. Rest In Peace.
Peyton left a message on June 16, 2020:
In memory of Michal Lyn Michiels, Peyton lit a candle
Sharon & Dennis Thaler left a message on June 16, 2020:
We are so sorry for your loss..she was a wonderful, beautiful, smart & caring Lady & will be missed by so many..:( Love you all
The Hurley Family left a message on June 16, 2020:
Our hearts are broken. We share so many great memories. We are remembering how much she made us laugh, how we enjoyed her bright mind and sassy spirit and admired her success and determination in every endeavor. We send you our love and prayers. David, Julie, Zoe, Tess and Lily Hurley
Wesley and Debra Hakari left a message on June 16, 2020:
Our Love to all of you. We remember her beautiful inquiring soul playing outside at Grandma and Grandpa Haen’s home. So beautiful inside and out. ❤️
Lisa Larson left a message on June 16, 2020:
Words cannot describe the loss of a child let alone a child. Our hearts break for all of you in this time of deep sorrow. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with you.
Oscar Kind left a message on June 16, 2020:
Caleb was my roommate for a summer 4 years ago. I met Michal only a few times but she was hands down one of the kindest human being I have ever met. May her rest in peace
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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