Michelle M. Orchard

Michelle M. Orchard

Michelle M. Orchard, 49, Lake Mills, died on May 27, 2019 as a result of injuries sustained while swimming in Costa Rica.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1969 in Watertown, the daughter of Benjamin and Charlene (Krause) Krueger.

She had served in the U.S. Navy, retiring due to medical reasons in 1993.

Michelle enjoyed knitting and taking care of her two dogs, Wendy and Tinkerbell.

Survivors include her two sons, Alex Orchard of Fitchburg, Tyler Orchard of Lake Mills; her mother Charlene Pinel; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin Krueger. Her brother, Ben Krueger died on June 7, 2019.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Claussen Funeral Home in Lake Mills.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home until the time of services.


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