Janette C. Mickels

July 28, 1930 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 89)


Janette Catherine Mickels, 89, a life-long resident of Mishawaka, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Janette was born July 28, 1930 in Mishawaka, a daughter of the late Habib and Martha (Habib) Mickels.

Janette is survived by her daughter, Rose Martina Mickels; two grandchildren, Mitch (Laura) Mickels and Joshua Mickels; two great grandchildren, Zoey and Mitchell Mickels; and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

Janette was preceded in death by her siblings, George Mickels, Anna (Joseph) Kalush, Dorothy Nicholas, Rose Mickels, Sophie "Toby" Mickels, Moses (Eleanore) Mickels, David (Lois) Mickels, Leona (Harry) Suszek, Sadie (Raymond) Braun, Cecelia Mickels and Lenore (Alonzo) Sizemore.

Janette was employed as a switchboard operator at Indiana Phone Company and the Osteopathic Hospital and she also worked at Goldblatt’s. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church and their Rosary Society. Janette was an avid reader and enjoyed word search puzzles and listening to music. She loved socializing and talking on the phone with family and friends.

A Private Funeral Mass will be held at St. Monica Catholic Church with burial at Fairview Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Center for Hospice Care.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.


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Private Services

St. Monica Catholic Church
222 W. Mishawaka Avenue
Mishawaka, IN 46545


Center for Hospice Care (Hospice Foundation)
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

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