Robert H. Michel, a retired Buffalo Police Department detective sergeant, died Sunday (Sept. 19, 1999) at Mitchell Campus of Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a brief illness.
Michel, 78, of the Town of Tonawanda, retired in 1974 after a 35-year police career.
The Burgard Vocational High School graduate served in the Army from 1942 to 1946.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jane Harrington; two daughters, Stephanie Pawlawski and Brenda, both of Springville; two sisters, Dorothy Misener and Gladys Cassick; and a grandchild.
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Amigone Funeral Home, 2600 Sheridan Drive, Town of Tonawanda.
Burial will be in Buffalo Cemetery, Cheektowaga.