Michelle Jo (Vargo) Maix

Michelle Jo Maix, age 54, of Millbury, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the Cleveland Clinic.  She was born on November 19, 1967 in Toledo, Ohio to Carol and Joseph Vargo.  Michelle was a 1986 graduate of Clay High School.  She helped open Maumee Bay State Park Lodge in 1991where she worked as a sales and catering manager.  Michelle also worked as the director of sales at Staybridge Suites before taking care of her kids and grandkids.  She was an excellent cook and enjoyed canning her own food.  Michelle was an avid Ohio State fan, Detroit Redwings, and Toledo Storm fan. She will be dearly missed.
Michelle is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Rocky “Norm” Maix; daughters, Kayla (Charlie) Krotzer, Kelsey Miller, Ashley (Luis) Sagrero, and Lindsey (Tommy) Ankney; grandchildren, Easton, Jericho, Sebastian, Gentry Jo, Landon, Reid, Micah, Keslyn, Kade,  and baby Ankney; her mother, Carol Vargo; siblings, Joey (Denese) Vargo, and Tracy (Mike) Donnelly; nieces and nephew, Payton, Kennedy, Amanda, and Zach; father-in-law, Leon Maix and the extended Maix family; her dogs, Bentlee, Berklee, and Buckeyee and grand dogs, Rossy and River.  She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Vargo and mother-in-law, Betty Maix.
Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Williston where family will greet guests from 10-11:00 a.m.  Burial will follow at Allen Township Cemetery in Williston, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John Lutheran Church or Life Connections of Ohio.
A special thanks to Dr. Carl Fernandes for all his special care given to Michelle.


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