Michelle L. Gillespie

Michelle L. Gillespie (nee Kirchner) found peace on Sept. 10, 2011, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. 

Loving, loyal and dedicated wife of Jason. Proud and adoring mother of Andrew and Austin Guzlecki. Devoted daughter of Michael (Julie) Kirchner and Marjean (Mark) Young. Cherished daughter-in-law of Gary (Beverly) Gillespie. Loving sister of Heidi (Brad) Kirchner, Stacy Kirchner and Ashley Rajchel. Special cousin and best friend of Kim Lentz aka Cruella. Also survived by her loving grandparents, other loving family and friends. 

Michelle’s favorite thing was spending time with her two sons, family and friends. She enjoyed many creative activities, as well as snowmobiling and hunting. She was a dedicated employee at Robert W. Baird for many years. She will always be loved, remembered and missed. 

The family would like to thank everyone for their tremendous and continuing support. 

Memorial contributions may be made to a fund that will be established for her two sons’ education. 

Visitation on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Max A. Sass & Sons Westwood Chapel with the funeral service at 7:30 p.m.