Michaela Rose Chaffins

Michaela Rose Chaffins, age 2 of Montrose, died Wednesday, April 19, 2000, at Buffalo Hospital.

She was born Oct. 4, 1997 in Buffalo, the daughter of Jason and Amy Prestidge Chaffins.

Michaela is survived by her parents, Jason and Amy Chaffins of Montrose; grandparents, Gordon and Dawn Chaffins of Delano, Keith and Carol Prestidge, and Mike and Nancy Farniok, all of Montrose; great-grandparents, Ione Chaffins of Howard Lake, Gloria Adickes of Montrose, Clarence (Lucille) Farniok of Watertown and Geraldine Burmeister of Dassel; and a great-great-grandmother, Alvera Honebrink of Montrose.

She is further survived by aunts and uncles: Katie Chaffins of Delano, Clayton (Tammy) Prestidge and cousin, Heather, of Buffalo, Trina (Nathan) Pauly of Montrose, Mandy Gilland of Maple Lake, and Brett Farniok of Montrose; her godparents, Jim and Sonya Tourville and son, Landon, of Montrose, Clayton and Tammy Prestidge; and many other relatives.

Funeral services were Saturday, April 22, noon, at the United Methodist Church, Montrose, with the Rev. Marvin E. Repinski officiating. Interment followed at Kreidler Cemetery.

Jacque Vanderlinde was the organist. Mary and Andy Trelstad provided special music. Congregational hymns were "Jesus Loves Me," "Here I Am Lord," and "He Leadeth Me (vs. 1 )."

Visitation was Friday, April 21, 4 to 9 p.m., at the Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Casket bearers were Mike Marketon, Jim Tourville, Mike Daniels and Roy "Coco" Henry.

The Montrose Fire Department served as honorary casket bearers.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family.

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