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Sarah M. Michael, 99, of Westville, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Presence ER Danville. She was a lifelong resident of Westville, born Nov. 24, 1917, in Danville.
The daughter of Martin and Mary Mackovic, she was first married to Clarence (lefty) Garowski and later married Harold Michael. She is survived by her daughter, Patty (Wayne) Bryant; her grandchildren, Michael (Michele) Bryant and Melissa (Brent) Richards, all of Westville.
Grandma Sarah was especially proud of her six great-grandsons, Matthew, Mitchell, Kyle, Ethan, Max and Evan. She was preceded in death by her parents' her sister, Mary Mitchell; and brothers, Joseph and Martin Mackovic; her husband of 20 years, Harold Michael; and her great-granddaughter, Maggie Bryant.
Sarah worked at the Grab IT Here, Westville 5 and 10, General Motors and retired from General Electric in 1982. She continued working part time for the family business at Bryant's Auto Parts and Recycling in Danville.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville and enjoyed her travels on bus trips, playing cards with her friends and spending time with her great-grandchildren.
A mass of Christian burial will be noon Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at St. Mary's Church, 231 N. State St. Westville, with Father Timothy Sauppe officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon at the church prior to the service on Monday. Burial will be in Sts Peter & Paul Cemetery. Please join her family in sharing memories through her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on September 9, 2017
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