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Marvin Gust Michel

November 9, 1946 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 71)
Michel, Marvin Gust
Kalamazoo, MI
Passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, age 71. Marv was born in Kalamazoo on November 9, 1946, the son of the late Frank Michel and Violet Lockert Michel. Marv was united in marriage with Jean Lamphear Michel on October 1, 1966. He retired from Meijer after 30 years of service as a Store Director. He was a member of Kalamazoo Missionary Church. He enjoyed golfing and fishing. He was a loving grandfather who loved to spend time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Jean Michel; two daughters, Michelle (Matt) Kaufmann and Lynette (Daniel) Lewis; four grandchildren, Regan & Zachary Kaufmann and Theodore & Joseph Lewis; two sisters, Dar (Robert) Snyder and Althea (Dave Ash) Michel; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Frank Michel. Friends may visit with the family from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, September 13th at the Kalamazoo Missionary Church, 5045 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m., officiated by Pastor Ken Smeader. Memorial contributions may be given to Kalamazoo Missionary Church. Please visit Marvin's personalized web page at to sign the online guest book or leave messages for the family.

Donations may be made to:

Kalamazoo Missionary Church
5045 E. Michigan, Kalamazoo MI 49048
Tel: 269-343-4343

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