Born in rural Trego County. Son of John Jacob & Eva (Steinert) Michaelis.
Married Frances Wiedeman on April 6, 1947. In WaKeeney. He was an electrical contractor, retiring in 1986.
Survivors include his wife, of the home, a son, Tye Allen Michaelis, a daughter, Arla Kay Homburg, a sister, Linda Rogers, four grandchildren, & four great- grandchildren.
Burial in Wakeeney Cemetery