August 6, 1945 ~ January 16, 2022 (age 76)


Sharon Rose Michels, 76, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby.  She was born on August 6, 1945 at Crookston, Minnesota to Clarence and Mary Hoffman. She was the last of the 5 siblings. She attended school in Crookston until they moved to Libby. She was 10 years old when she came to Montana and then attended schools here. 

Sharon started working as a waitress at the age of 15 and when she turned 21 she became a bartender.  She managed the American Legion and the Elks Club.  She then went on to become a hairdresser.  Sharon married Jerry Michels in 1973. They enjoyed life together for 52 years.

Sharon also worked for Bert and Mazie at the MK Steakhouse for 17 years.  She enjoyed doing many different things, golf ladies at the CVCC.  She loved to golf, was in the Red Hats, 57 Club and team roping.  She was a good healer.

Survivors include her husband Jerry Michels, Libby; daughter Jodi Frazey, Apple Valley, CA; son Darren Michels (Pandora), Las Vegas, NV; 4 grandkids, Ryan Frazey, Apple Valley, CA; Angelina Frazey, Denver, CO; Steven Michels, Las Vegas, NV; Lynn Michels, Las Vegas, NV; 5 great grandkids, several nieces, nephews, and special friends and neighbors.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. May, 12, 2022 at Libby Christian Church, 100 Kootenai River Rd  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at


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Memorial Service
May 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Libby Christian Church
100 Kootenai River Rd
Libby, MT 59923

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