Michelle LeeAnn Burge, 44, a resident of Independence, MO passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home. The daughter of Patrick “Rick” and Paula “Claudia” (Kelsay) Smith was born July 17, 1976 in Independence, MO.
Michelle was a 1994 graduate of Blue Springs South High School. She worked for Select Quote in health insurance sales. Michelle was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Royals fan. She also enjoyed her cats and cherished being with her children.
Survivors include her children, Jacob Tyler Burge of Blue Springs, MO, Collin Michael Burge of Grain Valley, MO, Averie Rae Burge of Grain Valley, MO; parents, Rick and Claudia Smith of Blue Springs, MO; sister, Jamie Miller and husband Brett of Kansas City, MO and their son Nolan Miller; former husband, Andrew Burge of Grain Valley, MO.
Michelle’s family will receive friends and family from 10-11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Following the visitation her family will gather from 12:00 -2:00 p.m. at the Elk’s Lodge #2509 in Blue Springs to further celebrate Michelle’s life. Masks and social distancing will be required at the chapel. Memories of Michelle and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.