Submitted by Don Michel, June 17, 2004
Obituary (From the St. Augustine Record May 22, 2001)
Helen L. Michel
Helen L. Michel, 92 St. Augustine, FL died May 20, 2001 at Park Place in
St. Augustine. She was born in Stamford, N.Y. and she had resided in St.
Augustine for the past six years. She was a former resident of Walton, N.Y.
where she was a member of Christ Episcopal Church.
Memorial services will be announced by Craig Funeral Home.
Flowers are gratefully declined, and those wishing may make a contribution
in her memory to The Walton, N.Y. Emergency Squad.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Jennings, St. Augustine, Nancy
Michel, Silverdale, WA and a son, Donald Michel, Wells, ME and three
Obituary (From the Walton Reporter November 27, 1982)
Charles A. Michel
Charles A. Michel, 75, of Walton and St. Augustine, FL died November 23 at
He was born July 25, 1907 in Whitesboro, the son of Henry and Anna (Yops)
Michel. He married Helen Laux December 15, 1932 in Stamford.
Mr. Michel graduated from Whitesboro High School. He worked for New York
State Electric and Gas for 47 years.
He was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church, Walton, and the Walton
Lodge No. 559 F & AM
He is survived by his wife, a son, Donald E. of Flemington, N.J., two
daughters, Mrs. Shirley Johnson, St. Augustine, FL, and Mrs. Nancy Waldron,
Groton, CT and three grandchildren.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, November 29 at Christ Episcopal
Church, Walton, with the Rev. Edward F. Caldwell, rector, officiating.
Burial will be in the Stamford Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Clark & Winter Funeral Home, Walton. The family
will be in attendance 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Sunday
Obituary (From the Stamford Mirror Recorder March 1954)
Mrs. Ella M. Laux
Mrs. Ella M. Laux, 87, died Saturday night, March 27, 1954 in Walton, at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Michel, where she had been living for
the past two years. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace
Episcopal church in Stamford. Rev. Charles Shaver of Delhi and Rev. D.
Delos Wampler of Hobart officiated. Burial was in the Stamford cemetery.
Born October 18, 1866 at Gilboa, daughter of Thomas J. and Anna E. Gardner
O'Brien, she was married January 3, 1884 to John P. Laux who died several
Mrs. Laux was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church and of the Ladies
Guild of the church. She had been a resident of Stamford during her entire
life until going to the home of her daughter.
Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. J. S. Navarro of Havana, Cuba; Mrs. Henry
Sterk of Stamford; Mrs. Ralph Hoyt, Hobart; Mrs. Willis Meyers, Saugerties;
Mrs. Charles Michel, Walton; and Mrs. Grace Hillis, Oneonta; five sons,
Charles of Binghamton; Elton and George of Stamford; Fred of New Jersey; 22
grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. May Decker,
Hartwick; Mrs. John Clum, Otego, Mrs. N. J. Buck and Mrs. M. A. Govern of
Obituary (From the Stamford Mirror Recorder June 1953)
Mrs. Katherine L. Walker
Walton--Mrs.. Katherine L. Walker, 68, former school teacher, died Sunday
at the home of her sister, Mrs. Charles Michel, River Road, this place,
where she had been cared for the past 11 months. Funeral will be officiated
by the Rev. Fr. Shaver of Delhi at St. Peter's Church, Hobart, at 2 p. m.
Wednesday. Burial will be in Stamford.
She was born in South Gilboa February 16, 1885, daughter of John P. and
Ella (O'Brien) Laux. She was a graduate of Stamford High School and
Stamford Training Class and was a teacher for several years in area schools,
including Hobart High School.
She was married to Willard T. Walker, New Berlin, on July 16, 1908. He
died October 16, 1919. After his death, she was a bookkeeper in Decker's
Feed Store and Sheffield Creamery in Stamford.
For the past 15 years, she had been a bookkeeper for George Flower & Son,
Inc., of Hobart.
She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and also of Stamford OES
Surviving are her mother, six sisters, Mrs. J. S. Navarro of Havana, Cuba;
Mrs. Henry Sterk of Stamford; Mrs. Ralph Hoyt, Hobart; Mrs. Willis Meyers,
Saugerties; Mrs. Charles Michel, Walton; and Mrs. Grace Hillis, Oneonta, and
five brothers, Charles of Binghamton; Elton and George of Stamford; Fred and
Edward of New Jersey.