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Obituary for Michelle "Shelly" R. Heaser

Michelle (Shelly) R. Heaser ~ Michelle passed away June 6, 2022 at Gundersen Healthcare in La Crosse, WI. Michelle was born April 13, 1959 to Donald and Margaret Heaser in St. Louis MO. Michelle had been involved in many business ventures throughout her life too include ownership and operation in Coulee Region Rentals, Castle Place Properties, and others. She had a passion for angels in which she accrued a massive collection of them over the years. She also loved to travel in which took her other Countries and throughout the U.S. Her favorite place was Las Vegas in which she traveled to over 50 times. Her ultimate passion was her children, grandchildren, and extended family. She often went camping with family, took her parents on special vacations and was always there to help family at any time of need. In fact she was most known by anyone who crossed her path for her heart, although she was able to maintain it within her small stature, if you were able adjust her size to show the true gravity of it, she would have literally been able to touch the sky. Michelle is survived by her daughters: Emily Heaser and Andrea Stolpa; granddaughters: Rochelle, Loralei, Farrah, and Machia all of La Crosse, WI; life partner, Bruce Wendling of La Crosse, WI; 12 brothers and sisters: Edward (Marla) of Rollingstone, Julie (Jeff) Peterson of St. Charles, Mark (Jena) of Medford, MN, Frank of Winona, Patricia (Brian) Simpson of Eyota, MN, John (Tina) of Winona, Anne (Dennis) Trogstad of Eyota, Lisa (Brian) of St. Peter, MO, Noah of FL, Joe (Madeline) of Rochester, MN, Chris (Kelly) of Pine Island, and Peter of Winona; and 97 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Chrystal; parents, Donald and Margaret; her sisters: Bonita and Margo; brothers: Michael (Michelle's twin) and Richard; nephew, River; and great-grandparents. Special mention Sandy Wendling for her assistance and support. The family will be holding a private ceremony.