Helen Anna Michel, 90, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Garden Valley Retirement Village Assisted Living in Garden City. She was born on July 11, 1928 at Cullman, Alabama the daughter of Joe Otto & Dovie Jane (Williamson) Schwaiger. She married Ray Stinemetz, Jr. on September 14, 1946. She later married P.C. Michel on May 2, 1976 at Clayton, New Mexico. He died on May 6, 2010.
Helen graduated from St Mary Catholic School in 1942 and attended Garden City High School. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church Of The Brethren, V.F.W. Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary, Senior Center and RSVP. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping, cross word puzzles and being involved with her grandchildren and their families. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Daughter- Sharon Kuhn, Brother- Jody Schwaiger, Sister- Josephine Wilken, 1 Granddaughter & 2 Great-Grandchildren.
She is survived by her Son- Sonny Stinemetz of Kinsley, 2 Step-Sons- Steve Michel of Garden City & David Michel of Durango, Colorado, 3 Sisters- Marie Loving, Maggie Fuller & Esther Murdock all of Garden City, 7 Grandchildren, 18 Great-Grandchildren & 11 Great-Great-Grandchildren
Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM Monday at Garden Valley Retirement Village Chapel with Pastor Raul Silva officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday and 9:00 AM to Noon Monday at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Church Of The Brethren in care of Garnand Funeral Home.