Flannery, Michelle LaRae

FLANNERY – Michelle LaRae Flannery passed away in Brooks on September 2nd, 1999 at the age of 13 years.

Born in Calgary on January 22nd, 1986 Michelle received all of her education at  the Griffin Park School – Brooks. She was very active in drama, badminton and crafts and loved to read, socialize and  listen to music. Michelle will be remembered for her smile and her glowing personality that could light up any room. She was always the giver never expecting anything in return, for this she was cherished by her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her sister Christie Marie and grandparents Sheila and Sam Flannery.  Michelle is survived by her loving parents, Brian Flannery and Tessa of Brooks, loving mother Laurie Flannery of  Brooks, sister Jenifer Flannery of Brooks, brothers Derrick and Brandon Flannery of Brooks, grandparents Garry and Gerry Johnson of Medicine Hat, Rick and Joan Evans of Brooks and Al and Wendy Crate of Brooks; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Prayer services were held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 6th from Smith Memorial Chapel. Funeral services were celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7th from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Rev. Bryan Frank celebrant.  Honorary pallbearers were all of Michelle’s classmates and friends.  Active pallbearers were Tim Johnson, Darcy Stolson, Lynn Schmiechel, Tom de Jong, Jim Clow and Corey Mushynsky.

Interment followed at Brooks Cemetery. In memory of Michelle, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 9Z9. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home. Telephone 362-4636.