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Michael A. Zehel



Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

October 14, 1984

March 16, 2022

Place of Death:


Cemetery Location:

Grave site:

Lacey, WA

Not Listed

Lacey, WA

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Michael was a man of immense sacrifice and dedication, serving his country in the U.S. Armed Forces since 2004. He made it to the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC) with the 82nd Airborne before becoming a Warrant Officer in 2017. He was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CW2) in 2018. He served two tours in Iraq, one Korean tour, two Humanitarian tours (Hurricane Katrina and Haiti earthquake relief), and instructed at West Point. In his free time, Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing his guitar, and sharing a good story. Above all, Michael cherished time with his family and friends. He was generous, caring, driven, and compassionate. He will be forever loved and always cherished. He loved his kids Hannah & Hunter so much.

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