Michelle A. (Miller) Visel

Alton | Thursday, November 17 2011

Michelle A. (Miller) Visel, 64, passed away at 10:10 pm Thursday, November 17, 2011 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

She was born on December 18, 1946 in Alton, the daughter of Jack E. & Marjorie (Ursch) Miller.

She was a conference director for the American Library Association in Chicago for twenty years. Michelle was a member of the St. Louis Zoo Friends and the Arbor Society. She was a graduate of St. Matthew’s Grade School, Alton Senior High School and Knox College in Galesburg, IL. 

She is survived by her mother, son Erik Schill of Santa Monica, CA, three brothers Bruce Miller of Alton, Timothy and wife Mary Jo Miller of Belleville, IL, Creighton Miller of Holland, MI, Aunt Linda and Uncle Jim Eisenreich of Godfrey, Aunt Carol and Uncle Pat Sawyer of Alton, Aunt Isabell Ursch of Littleton, MA and numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

Michelle was preceded by her father, Uncle Louis and Aunt Jean Miller, Uncle Ralph Ursch, Uncle Gene and Aunt Dorothy Ursch and grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Victor Ursch and Mr. & Mrs. Chris Miller.

Memorial Visitation will be 10am to the time of service at 11am Tuesday November 22, 2011 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton with Father Shawn Monahan O.M.V. officiating. 

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Outreach Program.

A special Thank You to Alton Memorial Hospital and the Intensive Care Unit who were all so compassionate and caring to Michelle.

Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.

Online tributes and guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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