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Michael Guriel

November 2, 1934 April 17, 2016
Michael Guriel
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Michael Guriel, age 81, of Knox, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016. Mike was born November 2, 1934 in Chicago to Joseph and Pauline (Kollar) Guriel, both deceased. Mike has lived in the Knox area since moving here in 1945, he was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the PHJC Ancilla Associates. He was also a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army. He had worked for 20 years for New York Blower. On December 30, 1961 he married Helen Virginia Berndt, she survives. Also surviving are his children, Michael Guriel (Mary) of Glendale, Arizona, Thomas Guriel (Peggy) of Portage, Michigan, Greg Guriel of Knox, Stephen Guriel (Jennifer) of Plymouth, and Theresa Knapp (Frank) of Kouts, and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and William Guriel. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 4-8 pm (CT) at M.C. Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Knox. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Hamlet, Indiana. Memorial contributions can be made to the Starke County Food Pantry in his memory.


10:00am (ct)

Thursday, April 21, 2016

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

Knox, Indiana


4:00 to 8:00pm (ct)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

M.C. Smith Funeral Home
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