Michelle Oelerich

Posted Online: April 22, 2013, 6:20 pm
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Michelle M. Oelerich, 57, of Kewanee, and formerly of Davenport, died on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Royal Oaks Care Center, Kewanee.
Cremation will be accorded. Private family services will be in Portland, Ore., at a later date. Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Oct. 10, 1955, in Davenport, to Arthur and Joyce Brizendine Wulff. She graduated from Davenport West High School.
Surviving are her two sons, including Jerry Oelerich, Portland, formerly of Davenport; and aunts, Betty Randone, California, and Gen (Ed) Stachovic, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, John Wulff.


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