Joan C. Michelle 1938-2013

FORT WORTH, Texas – Joan Claire “J.C.” Michelle, 75, formerly of Niles, died Dec. 19, 2013, at her home after a long illness.

She was born March 24, 1938, in Youngstown, the daughter of Patrick Joseph and Margaret Johnson Devanny.

She retired as a nurse in 2004.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Nabors of Fort Worth, Texas, and Susan Rothschild of Topeka, Kan.; a son, Russell Fahlgren of Royce City, Texas; a sister, Mary Morrall of Niles; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Fahlgren; and four brothers.

A memorial service was conducted Dec. 24 at Alpine Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Her cremains will be interred next to her son in Maryland at a later date.