Georgina Macheel

Georgina Joan Macheel, 96, a resident of Lakewood Health System Care Center,  Staples passed away April 9, 2017.  

Funeral services were held April 12, at the Motley United Methodist Church.

Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral  Home of Staples.

Georgina was born October 7, 1920, in Oadby, England to Thomas and Frances Ward. She married Alvin Macheel on August 31, 1946, in Oadby, England.  She was a WWII bride and came to America on the Queen Mary with other war brides. She settled in the Motley area. She enjoyed knitting and baking homemade apple pies and cookies.

She is survived by two  daughters, Frances (Bill) Kokett and Pauline (Robert) Dukowitz; two sons, James Macheel and Dennis (Cindy) Macheel; daughter-in-law, Marie (Ian) Macheel; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren,  great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Dennis Arthur Ward.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Ian and three sisters, Rhea, Joyce and Merle.  w15c A00006B2017AP13

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