Mark Michel, 23

obit-Mark-MichelMark Jordan Michel Jr. of Staples, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 29, at Staples Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, with Pastor Bob Hepokski officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Moran Township.
Mark was a kindhearted, hardworking, handsome young man. He loved life and was a friend to many. He will be dearly missed. We love you, Mark. Mark’s biggest joys in life were hunting, fishing and mudding with friends and family. He would hunt, fish and go mudding in all kinds of weather. Mark was born in Redlands, Calif., Oct. 26, 1989, to Mark and Donna (St. John) Michel. He moved to Minnesota with his family when he was six years old. Mark was a graduate of Staples-Motley High School. While attending school, Mark was involved in track, basketball and cross country.
Mark is survived by his father and stepmother, Mark and JoMarie; brothers, Matthew and Jasen; sisters, Amy and Katherine; nephew, Matthew Jr.; grandparents, Betty Michel of California, Larry and Sharron St. John of Arizona, JoAnne (James) Slettom of Little Falls; aunts and uncles, Mary (Howard) Wierenga of Browerville, Kathy McKinster of Nevada, David Michel of California, Robert (Shannon) Michel of California, Paul (Rebecca) Michel of Utah, Fred (Julie) Slettom of Little Falls, Randy (Lucy) Slettom of Cushing, Steven (Donna) Slettom of Little Falls, Dale (Krista) Slettom of Cohasset, Sandy (Don) Lubbers of Little Falls, Rebecca (Ron) Jones of Little Falls, Marcia (Jay) Skrukrud of Spicer, Jolene (Richard) Walker of Little Falls; and many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Donna; grandparents, Leo William Michel of California and David Slettom of Little Falls.
Brenny Funeral Chapel