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Peter James Michels

June 19, 1977 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 44)


Peter James Michels, age 44, of Palatine, Illinois, went to heaven on Monday, May 23, 2022. He was born in Aurora on June 19, 1977 to Karen (nee Kramer) Michels. Peter lived in a group home in Palatine, where he attended workshops and enjoyed bowling with his friends there. He especially looked forward to outings with his mother and his siblings. He loved to ride the escalator at the mall and have pizza at Pizza Hut. His favorite movie was Mary Poppins which he watched countless times. And he loved to watch The Price is Right. He will be dearly missed. 

Peter was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents. He is survived by his mother Karen, his sister Ginger (Stephen) Behling, his brother Ed (Rachel) Michels, his nieces and nephews Avery and Zack Michels, and Harrison and Violette Behling. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In memory, donations under Peter’s name may be made out to Glenkirk, 3504 Commercial Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062

Family will be receiving guests on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S Broadway Ave, Montgomery, IL 60538. A memorial service will follow on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11:30 AM. Inurnment will take place on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Marywood/Annunciation Cemetery.

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June 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538

Memorial Service
June 4, 2022

11:30 AM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538

June 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Marywood Cemetery
1820 Church RD
Aurora, IL

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