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DONALD JOSEPH 'JOE' MICHEL
Iowa City

Donald Joseph "Joe" Michel, 73, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Mercy Hospital.
Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, Dec. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. Family committal services will be held. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Mary, and their son Mark, both of Iowa City; his siblings, Sandra (Richard) Havel of Lone Tree, Kevin (Vickie) Michel of Brighton and Gary Michel (Joanne Wilson) of Iowa City; brothers- and sister-in-law, Kay Stokes, Tom Wilson, Jim Wilson and Mike (Wendy) Wilson; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family; and his best friend, Dodge, his chocolate lab.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents.
For a complete obituary and to send online condolences go to www.lensingfuneral.com.
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