July 4, 1970 ~ February 18, 2020

Born in: Omaha, NE
Resided in: Aurora, CO


Visitation: February 27, 2020 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

Celebration of Life: February 28, 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Heritage Christian Center
14401 East Exposition Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012

(303) 739-5080

Interment: February 28, 2020 2:00 pm

Eastlawn Memorial Gardens
19600 East Smith Road
Aurora, CO 80011

Reception: February 28, 2020 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Heritage Christian Center
14401 East Exposition Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012

(303) 739-5080

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  1. Michelle I am saddened to have heard of your passing. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I am happy I was able to see you during our 30 year class reunion. You were always one of the nicest people…to everyone. Rest easy my friend.

  2. My thoughts and prayers with u all I got a chance to work with your mom for long time I will miss her laughter and smile love you Michelle untill I see u again ..God bless you all love Rachel Jacobs

  3. Michelle, I am still having such a hard time that we will not get to see your smile or hear your laughter again. So unfair that you get to see both our moms way too soon. You were well liked, loved, and adored by so many. Until we meet again, rest in peace my forever sister.

  4. Michelle was my long time coworker through 2 companies. She was my knitting sister. She was my sounding board and confidante. More importantly she was my friend, a sweet soul that everyone loved. She gave of herself to all those who needed help. She will be sorely missed. Rest in peace my beautiful friend.

  5. Little cousin I’m still having trouble with this it seems like a dream but I know you are in a better world and no more pain or suffering I will miss you everyday and never forget the way you were with everyone ,I love you and will never forget the little cousin with the best heart your finally home you are at peace now

    • Virgil, children and extended family
      Our hearts break because of the pain you are bearing. Although it must seem like you are barely managing and could not possibly take on any more, we would like to remind you that it is true, your pain is unbearable, but your Heavenly Father is walking with you and carrying what you can not.

      I (Barbara) met Michelle years ago – what a servant’s heart and gentle spirit. I knew her most through Lynette’s stories and praises. Especially how God gifted her with amazing cooking skills. How she never left town with out preparing meals for your family. How Lynette could call Michelle, give her a short list of ingredients that she had on hand and Michelle would give her ideas of delicious meals she could make for dinner that night. When I think of Michelle, I am amazed because I know what it is like to not even have an 1/8th if a teaspoon of such abilities. She is an incredibly humble woman and I wonder what assignment she has in heaven – surely it has to do with the great feast we will be blessed with when we join her.

      Pastor Robert & Barbara

  6. Well little cousin I will always remember our times and the love you have for everyone, no matter what our relationship was I love you more than words can say you will be miss badly but your home with family now and I know you will be looking down at us with that pretty smile I love you more than words can ever say

  7. I grew up with both of Michelle’s parents. I was like another child to her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Crossley. I was there when Michelle was born. Her mother Joni RIP and father Curtis were best friends. I watched Michelle grow from a baby to a beautiful young woman. I was at her wedding and both me and my husband Steven (Bobo) Bronson RIP witnessed the father daughter dance and we both cried it was so beautiful. My heart goes out to the entire family in the loss of this beautiful young woman. I pray for her father Curtis Cotton, her husband, children and All the family members. I am sending a special prayer for her Aunt Pastor Pat Winn, who has always been a big sister to me, and has always been there for me. I pray the Lord will give this beautiful family strength they will need to get thru the trying days ahead. RIP Michelle. Heaven has gained another Angel. Love You, Aunt Wannie.

  8. Michelle. My memories of you go back to homeroom at Central high. What a blessing it was to see and spend time with you at our 30 year reunion. We promised to stay in touch and get together again. God had other plans. My prayers to the family. Michelle was one in a million!🙏

  9. My condolences to the family. Michelle was my classmate in Omaha. She was always had a beautiful and gentle spirit. May she rest in peace.

  10. Michelle, I am sorry our family has lost such a bright and shining star at such a young age. May the peace of God be with your husband and children. Until we meet again cousin.

  11. Jacqueline Nieto
    Sending prayers to the family.
    Until we see u again. Rest in peace lovely lady and friend. Praying for the perfect peace of the father to surround u Vergel and family at this time and always.

  12. There are no words after the passing of a spouse, a mother, an Auntie, a cousin, a friend…Michelle meant a lot to so many people. You will be missed but never forgotten. My thoughts and many prayers to Virgil and the family.

  13. Michelle my heart hurts to see you go but, I know you are going to see the King and to rejoice with the other angels!!! You will be missed.

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