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Michele Elaine Morehouse

January 15, 2017

Obituary

Michele Elaine (Baxter) Morehouse, age 66, of Austin, died Sunday, January 15, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, after a short battle with lung cancer. Michele was born in Austin, Minnesota to Gaylord and Constance (Brooks) Baxter on February 19, 1950. She was the third of seven children. Michele graduated from Austin High School in 1968. In February 1969, she married Michael R. Morehouse and to this union, four children were born: Kristine, Jason, Jeromy, and Karena. Michele was the owner of the Hiawatha Bar for 24 years. She enjoyed doing puzzles, sewing, reading, darts, pool, horseshoes, and watching scary movies. Michele loved telling stories from growing up and from her later years, to her grandchildren. Survivors include her children, Kristine Sawyer and Gary Voshell, Onamia, MN, Jason and Lisa Morehouse, Brownsdale, MN, Jeromy Morehouse, Austin, MN, Karena and Brock Tufte, Austin, MN; 12 grandchildren, Kaycee and James Voshell, Heather Gwilt (Chevy), Kyler Morehouse (Lacey), Samantha and Tori Fuller, Elaine, Taylor, Elizabeth, Sally Jo, Shelby, and Tyler Tufte; six great grandchildren, Faith, Kathryn, Jazmyn, Jason, Isabella, and Paislee; siblings, Sherry Wells, Sue Engler, Marcy Fox, Lorry (Jeff) Nystrom, Micheal Baxter; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Michael; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Melchor and Martha Morehouse; sister, Lynne Baxter Shada; brothers-in-law, James Morehouse, Wayne Morehouse, James Seiver, and Keith Unruh; sisters-in-law, Peggy Morehouse, Jan Morehouse, and Dawn Morehouse; granddaughter, Katelin Sawyer. A funeral service will be held 11:00 am on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Mayer Funeral Home with Chaplain Elizabeth Endicott officiating. Friends may call from 4-7 pm on Thursday and also one hour before the service at Mayer Funeral Home on Friday. Spring interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Visitation

Thursday, January 19 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, January 20 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Service

Friday, January 20 2017
11:00 AM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912

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