Aug. 28, 1970 Pender Thurston County Nebraska, USA
May 5, 2009 Pueblo Pueblo County Colorado, USA
The Salida Mountain Mail, 8 May 2009
Michele Lee Craig, 38, died May 5, 2009, at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo.
She was born Aug. 28, 1970, in Pender, Neb., to Brad and Janet Craig and was 1 year old when she moved to Poncha Springs with her parents.
Ms. Craig graduated from Salida High School in 1990 through the special education program. She worked for Lund Eye Care and NAPA Auto Parts of Salida and Buena Vista for many years.
She enjoyed music, playing cards, Big Red Football, fishing and visiting with her many family members and friends. She was unique because she would always rather give than receive.
Survivors include her parents; grandparents, Phyllis Breitbarth of West Point, Neb., and Donald Craig of Salida; aunts, Nancy (Butch) Suhr, Karen (Ron) Westerhold of Pender, Neb., and Paula (Don) Bullington of Salida and numerous great-aunts and uncles and cousins. Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Esther Craig of Salida and Emery Breitbarth of West Point.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. May 9, 2009, at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home in Salida with a celebration of her life at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Salida.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to Support Our Schools Salida, with a memo line notation to special education, through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.