Michele (DeSmet) Forray

Born: Sun., May 8, 1955
Died: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 09, 2019
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

Memorial Service

5:30 PM Sat., Feb. 09, 2019
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

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Michele Forray passed away peacefully on February 6, 2019 surrounded by family after her battle with cancer. She was born on May 8, 1955 at Saint Joseph Hospital in South Bend to Herta (Frank) and Raymond DeSmet who preceded her in death along with her sister Madeline Manns. She is survived by her husband Brendan Walsh of Granger; daughters, Jennifer Wallace and Amy (Antwain Johnson) Burris both of Mishawaka; grandchildren, Allyson (Matt) Elsasser, Hannah (Jonah) Wallace, Thaias (Deneya) Burris, Parice Burris, Aubrey Johnson, Milan Burris, Vaughn Johnson, Michael Huffman and Bryce Burris; great-grandchildren, Kingston Elsasser, Greiden Elsasser, Xander Elsasser, Addison Elsasser, Leonardo Burris; and her dogs, Ozzy and Houdini. She is also survived by a brother George (Reggie) DeSmet of Warsaw as well as her niece Linda (Chris) Ondrovic and nephew Carl Manns.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. Saturday, February 9th in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd. where a Memorial Service will be held at 5:30.

In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Xavier Winston family using the following link: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/vwk1qy. Family and friends may leave email condolences at www.welsheimer.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Michele's memory to the following organization:

Xavier Winston family using the following link:

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jo black
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Jo Black.

To Amy/Antwain and the family of Forray. Bless you all, Warren & Jo Black

Valerie Word
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019
I'm so very sorry for the loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

Penny Avery
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Michele was a dear lady. I had the honor of working with her at Atlas.

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