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Muriel Joan Channel

July 28, 1934 — February 16, 2023

Muriel Joan Channel, 88, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Parkview Care Center, Fairfield.

Visitation will be 4-7 PM, Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Behner Funeral Home, Fairfield. Funeral service will be 10 AM, Friday, February 24, at Behner Funeral Home.  Burial will follow the service at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jefferson County Hospital Auxiliary.

Muriel was born July 28, 1934, in Sully, Iowa, to Bert and Gertrude (Van der Pol) Renaud. She graduated from Sully High School in 1952, attended Iowa Teachers’ College, and taught school in New Sharon, IA, from 1957-1969. She married Norman Channel August 3, 1957.

Muriel is survived by two sons, Rev. Brian (Tasha) Channel, Vinton, IA, and Kim (Pamela) Butler-Channel, Sheybogan, WI; 4 granddaughters, Emily (Devin) Green, Cedar Rapids; Deidre (JD) Hileman, Rockford, IL; Delaney (Alex) Vaughn, Sheboygan, WI; and Emery Butler-Channel, Sheboygan, WI; 1 great-granddaughter, Jazmin Green, Cedar Rapids.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Norman, and brother Verlan Renaud.

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Visitation

Thursday, February 23, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 24, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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