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Michelle Kamnikar Simon

February 23, 1958 — May 15, 2022


Michelle Kamnikar Simon

Michelle Kamnikar Simon, 64, of Fishers, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at her home after a long battle with breast cancer. She was born on February 23, 1958 to John and Marie (D'Alessio) Kamnikar in Joliet, Illinois.

Michelle grew up in Hinsdale, Illinois and was a 1976 graduate of Hinsdale South High School. She was an American Airlines flight attendant for 38 years before retiring last year. Michelle loved to travel, especially to Paris, St. Thomas and any beach.  She enjoyed Peloton workouts and riding her bike through Naperville. Michelle was an active member of Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA). Michelle was a devout Catholic. She served as a Eucharist Minister, religious education teacher and on the funeral luncheon ministry at Holy Spirit Catholic Community in Naperville, Illinois.  Michelle became a member of Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church since moving to Fishers last year. 
Michelle was a caring and loving mother and friend. She would do anything at the drop of a hat to support or help those in need.

She is survived by her husband, Timothy Robert Simon, married July 14, 1990; parents John Francis and Marie Therese (D'Alessio) Kamnikar; daughter, Madeline Therese Simon; son, Mitchell John Simon; and sister, Deborah Marie (Phil Kodman) Kamnikar.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, in Fishers. Memorial mass will be held at 11:00 am ET on Friday, May 27, 2022 at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church, 10350 Glaser Way in Fishers. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959
American Cancer Society, PO Box 681405, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1405
Catholic Charities USA, 2050 Ballenger Ave Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314


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