Michelle grew up in the Kansas City area and Parkville and graduated high school in 1999 at Park Hill North High School. After high school, Michelle joined the United States Army on October 1999 with basic training and AIT at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. She was then assigned to Hawaii where she was an MP. While in Hawaii, she was deployed to Egypt for 6 months. She was then reassigned to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky for a short time then deployed to Iraq, Kuwait and Baghdad then back to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky to proudly serve her country as military police. After the military, Michelle came back to the Kansas City area, which is where she lived the rest of her life.
Michelle was preceded in death by her grandma Louise Parrish, grandpa William McGimpsey and her mother Barbara Diane (Johnson) Parrish. Survivors include her beloved husband George "Andy" Borst; her sons Ian Parrish and Liam Borst, all of the home. She is also survived by her father Jerry Parrish and step-mother Regina Parrish of Missouri; in-laws Ron Borst and Patsy Borst. Surviving siblings include Bryan Wolfe, Olathe, Debby Dyer (Dave) Indiana, Sissy Zimmerman (Scot) Missouri, Renee Bergeron, Indiana, Raymond Dean Parrish (Tammy) Missouri, Gina Sitzman, Missouri. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces who loved her dearly.
Michelle loved her family fiercely and lived life on her own terms, being a badass. She worked several jobs but being a wife and mother was her true passion. She was very compassionate and giving, loving and personable person. She spent weeks and days taking care of her daddy and Regina without any thought of herself.
Michelle's Celebration of Life date and time is soon to be announced.
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