Age 48, of Lansing, MI, passed away July 23, 2022 in Detroit, MI, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 10, 1973 in Mt. Morris Twp., Michigan.
Michelle was a graduate of Ferris State University, and later went on to a 20-plus-year career as a store manager for Walgreens. She was a fan of the Detroit Lions, MSU, and music. She loved to travel, and her dog Ca$h. Michelle was also a professional shopper, if you were looking for something she could find it for you!
In 2012 Michelle married her husband Whitney Benko, and he survives. She is also survived by her son, Junius Williams; sisters: Angel Hyde and Crystal (Dustin) Grubaugh; sisters-in-law: Wen Benko, Kisha (Craig) DeMyers, and Wynette Thompson; brother, Quincy (Jess) Glass; brother-in-law, Wes Benko; mothers: Ann Young and Jan Glass; nieces and nephews: Sierra, Jimmy, Kayin, Keely, Gavin, and Audrey; as well as many friends and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her mother Janet Kay Peirce.
There will be a memorial service to celebrate Michelle’s life held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2022 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw St., Lansing, MI 48933. To view the livestream of Michelle’s service click this link: https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1659139491199058 There will be a memorial visitation held 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday and also one hour prior to the memorial service, all at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or The Capital Area Humane Society.