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Viktor Michel
Of Arlington Heights

Viktor Michel was born May 3, 1931 in the Ukraine to Christian and Adeline (nee Streker) Michel.  He died August 1, 2017 at his home in Arlington Heights. 

Viktor worked as a Utility Engineer for International Harvester, presently Navistar, from 1956 until his retirement in 1990.  He loved fishing, gardening, barbequing, home remodeling, dancing, card playing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. 

Viktor is survived by his wife of 64 years Elisabeth (nee Benesch) Michel; his children Edmund (Patricia) Michel and Inge (Michael) Whalen; his grandchildren Matthew (Jackie) Michel, Eric (Abbie Hamilton) Michel, Sean Whalen and Timothy (Melissa) Whalen and by his great granddaughter Grace Ann Whalen. Viktor is preceded in death by his siblings Edmund Michel, Lydia Meinzer, Nelly Rohow, Luise Harajnin, Milda Kappertz and Christian Michel and by his parents. 

Visitation Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights.  Funeral service 9:00 AM, Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.  Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

6

Aug

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Service

Monday

7

Aug

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Committal Service

Monday

7

Aug

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Memory Gardens

2501 E. Euclid Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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