Myron H. Michaletz, 83

Myron H. Michaletz, age 83, of Glencoe, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia.

He was born March 16, 1931, in Bergen Township, McLeod County, to William and Lydia (Ehrke) Michaletz. Myron was baptized in 1931, and confirmed in 1944, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.

He attended country school and St Peter parochial school, before attending and graduating from Glencoe High School, class of 1949.

Myron married Vila Dahlke Feb. 28, 1959, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe.

Myron was an insurance agent for 35 years and served on the board of directors for Young America Mutual Insurance Co. He was a lifelong dairy farmer, retiring in 2006.

Myron enjoyed watching sports on TV, loved to listen to old time music, and enjoyed reading. He used his Gator to check on things around the farm.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vila; brother, Rueben; sisters, Grace, and Evelyn, and infant sister, Georgianna.

Myron is survived by his three sons, Mark Michaletz of Glencoe, Joel (Dawn) Michaletz of Litchfield, and Gary Michaletz of Glencoe; grandchildren, Miranda and Elijah Michaletz; and a sister, Marlene (Ray) Nelson of Litchfield.

The funeral service took place Sunday, Jan 18 at 2 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment was at First Lutheran Cemetery, Glencoe.

The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, assisted the family with arrangements.

© Herald Journal Publishing, Inc.