Pearl Michaud

Tuesday, October 1, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl A. Michaud, 97, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 7, 1905, at Yount, Mo., daughter of William John and Serelda Crites Fadler. She and Peter Vallie Michaud were married March 19, 1932. He died Jan. 9, 1991.

Michaud worked at International Shoe Co. 40 years, retiring as an inspector. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Oliver "Mitch" Michaud of Perryville, Melvin Michaud of Whitney, Texas; two daughters, Yvonne Schnitzler of Festus, Mo., Regina Zahner of Valley Park, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two infant sons, seven brothers, five sisters, three half-brothers, a half-sister, and a great-granddaughter.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. today, and Wednesday from 6:30 to 10 a.m. The parish wake will be at 7 tonight.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Francis Agnew officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.