Michele Hebner

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died January 5, 2018

Michele Hebner, age 50, of Escanaba passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018.

Michele was born January 25, 1967 in Marquette, the daughter of Anthony and Jacqueline (Witters) Stroh. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Central Michigan University in 1994 and Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2000. She practiced law for eight years for Legal Services of Northern Michigan, providing advocacy for victims of domestic violence and seniors 60 years and older. In 2010 she opened her private practice in Escanaba and represented clients in general civil matters including divorce and bankruptcy. She was dedicated to the service of others having worked for legal services, volunteering all of her adult life with the Salvation Army and as a Rotarian for the Escanaba Rotary Club since 2014.

Michele is survived by her four children, James (Asia Jett) Hebner, Corey Hebner, Hailey Hebner and Haden Hebner; three grandchildren, Macy Jo Hebner, Ashlynn Jett and Jayden Hebner; her mother, Jacqueline Washington and Suzanne and Ronald Hebner.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The Hebner family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba.

7 Tributes for “Michele Hebner

    So saddened to hear of Michelle’s passing. I’ve known her since she was with Legal Services, and she came to my Register of Deeds office many times to do business on behalf of her clients. She always tried her best to help her clients, and was a very warm and friendly person. She will be missed!

    Am saddened at Michele’s passing. And my thoughts are with her family at this time of loss and heartache. I pray that God’s gracious comforts may ease their suffering.

    I used to be the mail carrrier that served that part of the town and it encompassed both practices that she was involved in. Michele was a very personable gal, who was always ready with a smile and a witty comment. My deepest sympathies to her children, family, and many friends.

    Stunned doesn’t even begin to describe this news. I knew Michele on a professional level as being a dedicated hard worker who was passionate about the law. On a personal level, I so enjoyed her contagious smile, quick wit, and spitfire attitude. We talked about taking a trip together where two 5’2″ brunettes would take the beaches by storm. I wish we had.

    She will be sadly missed by the community and those who had the pleasure of meeting her. My prayers for strength are with Michele’s family during such a difficult time.

    We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Michele. After working with her at the courthouse for so many years and seeing her bright smile every time, we sure will miss her. May her children, family, and friends cherish all of the great memories of her life.

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