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Yvonne Michelle Ray

February 10, 1964 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 53)

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August 26, 2017

2:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Celebration of Life
August 26, 2017

11:00 AM
The Paddlewheel
613 Jefferson
Burlington, Iowa 52601

Graveside Service
October 20, 2017

10:00 AM
Aspen Grove Cemetery
2043 Sunnyside
Burlington, IA 52601

Yvonne Michelle Ray, 53, of West Burlington, died at 11:30 AM Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born February 10, 1964, in Burlington, she was the daughter of John F. and Carol Decamp Ray. 

Michelle was a production worker at Champion, DuPont, and Winegard, as well as many other local businesses.

She enjoyed going to flea markets with her family, Zelda the video game, watching movies and the late news, playing Pokemon Go, and keeping up with all the family details.

Survivors include her father, John F. Ray of Galesburg, IL; her common law companion, Warren "Tuck" Tucker Garrett of Burlington; four step-daughters, Shawna (Daniel) Purdum, Ingrid (Jaime) Gerling, Brooke (Justin) Marland all of Burlington, and Taletha (Nick Koett) Garrett of West Burlington; one step-son, Seth (Sam Hellberg) Garrett of Burlington; three sisters, Andrea Ray of Scottsdale, AZ; Sommer  Ray of Burlington, and Crystel Brown of Buckeye, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Carol Ray, and one son Kahlan.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

A Graveside Committal Service will be held at Aspen Grove Cemetery on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Reverend Dean Graber officiating. 

A memorial has been established in memory of Michelle Ray.

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