Archive - Mar 29, 2011
Renald J. "Ren" Michaud, 80, recently of Kane and formerly of Genesee, died Tuesday morning, March 29, 2011 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 27, 1931 in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Louis P. and Claire I. Tessier Michaud.
Mr. Michaud served in the Transportation Corps in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.Â He later owned and operated Michaud's Country Store in Genesee for many years.
Martha Alice Vantine passed away March 25, 2011 in Weatherford, Texas, one month after celebrating her 95th birthday.Â
She was born in Kanesholm on Feb. 20, 1916 to Edward and Alice Magnuson.Â Martha and her family moved to Amarillo, Texas in 1955 where for 24 years she worked as a purchasing agent for the Veterans Affairs hospital.Â
While in Amarillo, she was an accomplished seamstress who was active in Sweet Adelines and the United Methodist Women at St. Paul UMC.