OBITUARY

Emma Beatrice Michael

November 5, 1933May 30, 2018
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Emma (Tena) B. Michael 84, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2018. She was surrounded by her loving family. Tena was born in Mansfield, Louisiana on November 05, 1933.

Tena moved to Nebraska in 1950 where she met Duane Michael. She was married to Duane for 17 years. She is survived by her sons Alan Michael, Dana Michael, Daughter in law Cindy (Curtis) Daughters Cindy Shahamat and Kimberly Michael Son in law Kia Shahamat.She has 4 grandchildren Michelle Michael, Alicia Pappas, David Michael, Michael Shahamat 3 great grandchildren, Chaz Michael and Kinsley and Maclin Pappas.

Emma was known to her friends and coworkers as Tena, this was a nickname given to her early in childhood. Tena worked in the cosmetology industry for over 40 years.She owned her own salon for 25 years and then went on to teach cosmetology at Pickens Technical College in Aurora, Colorado.

Tena loved to dance and often had dance parties in the living room with her children and their friends. Tena also loved going “to the hills” to gamble. She was always full of laugher and stories. In her later years her great grand children were the apple of her eye, she adored her “babies” as she called them.

Tena was preceded in death by her daughters Debbie and Lisa. Tena will be forever remembered by her friends and family.

A memorial service for Emma will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:30 PM at Olinger Highland Chapel, 10201 Grant Street, Thornton, CO 80229. A reception will occur Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2:30 PM at Long's Peak Reception Room At Highland. A cremation will occur Friday, June 29, 2018 at 12:00 AM.

Fond memories of Emma and expressions of sympathy for her family may be shared at the guest book below.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Reception Friday, June 29, 2018
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Biography

Emma (Tena) B. Michael 84, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2018. She was surrounded by her loving family. Tena was born in Mansfield, Louisiana on November 05, 1933.

Tena moved to Nebraska in 1950 where she met Duane Michael. She was married to Duane for 17 years.
She is survived by her sons Alan Michael, Dana Michael, Daughter in law Cindy (Curtis) Daughters Cindy Shahamat and Kimberly Michael Son in law Kia Shahamat.She has 4 grandchildren Michelle Michael, Alicia Pappas, David Michael, Michael Shahamat 3 great grandchildren, Chaz Michael and Kinsley and Maclin Pappas.

Emma was known to her friends and coworkers as Tena, this was a nickname given to her early in childhood. Tena worked in the cosmetology industry for over 40 years.She owned her own salon for 25 years and then went on to teach cosmetology at Pickens Technical College in Aurora, Colorado.

Tena loved to dance and often had dance parties in the living room with her children and their friends. Tena also loved going “to the hills” to gamble. She was always full of laugher and stories. In her later years her great grand children were the apple of her eye, she adored her “babies” as she called them.

Tena was preceded in death by her daughters Debbie and Lisa. Tena will be forever remembered by her friends and family.


A memorial service for Emma will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:30 PM at Olinger Highland Chapel, 10201 Grant Street, Thornton, CO 80229. A reception will occur Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2:30 PM at Long's Peak Reception Room At Highland. A cremation will occur Friday, June 29, 2018 at 12:00 AM.

Fond memories of Emma and expressions of sympathy for her family may be shared at the guest book below.