In Memoriam : Michael Settle

Michael Settle Michael Settle - age: 62
(September 07, 1955 to December 05, 2017 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Michael Settle
Benton, Illinois

Michael Anthony Settle, age 62, of Benton, passed away at 12:27 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Franklin Hospital Emergency Room of Benton.

Memorial Celebration of Life Services will be held at a future date.

Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Settle was born on September 7, 1955 in San Francisco, CA, the son of Joel Settle and Naomi (Taliferro) Settle. He would marry the former Janaune Yankee on June 28, 1992 and she survives.

He formerly worked in data processing and accounting with H & R Block and 3ABN Radio.

He enjoyed music, especially playing the piano, and he loved to cook.

Mr. Settle was a member of the Thompsonville Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Janaune Yankee of Benton; two daughters: Tae-Elise MR Settle, Gueyshen MN Settle, both of the Los Angeles area; ten grandchildren; three brothers: Joel Settle of Las Vegas, NV, Frederick Settle and Edward Settle, both of the Los Angeles area; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents, and his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made 3ABN

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Merritt Mills - December 7, 2017Contact this person Contact this person
Dear Jan: Anita and I will sorely miss Michael. He was a joy to be around. We know that we will see him in heaven some day.We are so sorry that we have been too sick to come and visit. We have been praying for you both, and we will continue to pray for you. Please feel free to call us any time. We love you.

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