Denelda “Jo” Michaels
Denelda “Jo” Michaels, 67, a resident of Ingleside, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2015, in Evanston, IL. She was born November 24, 1947 in Hammond, IN to Aven and Nellie Rudesill. Jo was an assistant manager of show operations at Great America for 20 years, a manager of Deerfield Bakery for 5 years, and a professional massage therapist. She was also a member of the Eastern Star in Libertyville and loved to play the piano. Jo is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ron, her son Troy Michaels, her grandchildren Alex and Alyssa Michaels, and her many cousins, aunts, and uncles. She was preceded in death by her parents. A visitation is scheduled for Sunday, November 1, 2015 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. A private family service will be held on Monday at Grant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. For more information log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.