On Thursday, September 3, 2015 our beloved Narciso Micheli Jr (Jojo or Joe) passed away in Salinas California.
Joe was born and raised in Castroville. He lived there until 15 years ago when he moved to Salinas. He attended Palma High School, Hartnell College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Joe was the general manager of Sea Breeze Harvesting for Ocean Mist Farms. Joe grew up in the artichoke fields working for his dad who was with Sea Mist farms. He started working as an intern at an early age and continued throughout his adult life. Overall Joe work for the companies for over 36 years.
Castroville held a very important role in Joe's life. He was involved and felt it was his duty to give back to this community. By doing this he was involved with Castroville artichoke Festival, Castroville club, the artichoke advisory board, North Monterey County recreation board, to name a few.
Joe is preceded in death by his loving father Joseph Narciso Micheli Sr (Joey).
Joe is survived by his mother Angie Micheli of Salinas, his sister Jill Micheli Schreiner of Woodland, his brother-in-law Eric Schreiner of Woodland, his two nieces Hannah Schreiner of Monterey and Cassidy Schreiner of Woodland, his aunt and uncle Eva Mae Sigala and Vic Sigala of Castroville and his cousins, Carolyn, Jeff, Michael, Dan and Kim.
Joe is also survived by his honorary family members and best friends Ken, Suzanne, Krista, and Kenny Kent.
In Lieu of flowers please send donations to the Joseph N. Micheli Jr. and Sr. Excellence in Agriculture and Business Scholarship. Po Box 1041 Castroville Ca 95012