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Obituaries

Obituaries

Shirley Dean Maichel 1936 - 2013

Shirley Maichel passed away Thursday January 17, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. There will be no service; the family plans to have a private memorial at a later date. Shirley was born November 17th 1936 to Arthur and Rosetta Spillman in Advance, Missouri. She worked as an engineering technician in the land- surveying department for the Kansas Department of Transportation. She then worked for the University of Kansas and retired in 1996. Upon retirement she joined the first group of Master Gardeners in Douglas County. Her grandchildren and animals were the love of her life. She loved cooking, gardening and being around her family.
She is survived by four children: Vicki Maichel, Eudora, KS.; Shelly Davis (Dave), Lawrence, KS; Rex Maichel, Lawrence, KS; Theresa Vervynck (Ken), Baldwin City, KS and two grandchildren: Greg Davis and Miranda Davis. Memorials can be made to the Lawrence Humane Society on behalf of Shirley Maichel.
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