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1962 Michelle 2022

Michelle R. Cole

July 2, 1962 — July 13, 2022

Michelle R. Cole, 60, of David City passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.

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No viewing as Cremation has taken place per Michelle's wishes. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Michelle R. Cole was born on July 2, 1962, to Ronald and Sandra (Horst) VanWinkle at Council Bluffs, Iowa. After graduating high school, she went on to attend college for two years and went to work as an administrative assistant. Michelle was united in marriage to Daniel Cole on May 8, 2003 in Las Vegas, NV.

Michelle loved animals, gardening, and traveling. She loved to listen to music, specifically rock and roll, and she attended many concerts. She loved spending time with her family, especially with her nieces, nephews, and grandkids.

Michelle is survived by her husband, Daniel, of David City, mother; Sandra(Dick) Bannick of Lakeside, Florida, step-mother; Cathy VanWinkle of Council Bluffs, sisters; Debbie(Tony) Rutledge of Davenport, Iowa and Nichole(Brian) Doran of Council Bluffs, Iowa, step daughters; Lisa(Daniel) McAuleyand Melissa(Dallas) Aldridge both of David City, step brother; Chris Vanderloo of Council Bluffs, Iowa, nephews; Blake(Shannon) Starnes of Malvern, Iowa and their children Eli and Harper, Derek Daufeldt of Muscatine, Iowa, step-sister; Karen Vanderloo of Council Bluffs, nieces; Lillian and Rosalyn, grandchildren; Bryanna McAuleny, Trinity Boss, Xavier Boss, and Lorelai, Layla, and Laken Aldridge.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald “Doc” VanWinkle.
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