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Michelle R. (Dubay) Loper

August 21, 1965 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 53)

Michelle R. Loper (Dubay)

Bay City, Michigan


     Our beloved wife, daughter, mother and sister passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer, age 53.  Michelle was born August 21, 1965 in Bay City and has lived here all her life.  She graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1983.  Michelle later married Durk J. Loper on May 1, 1996 and he survives her.  She was employed with Americans Home Health Care for 15 years as their medical biller and was a member of All Saints Parish-St. Boniface Church.  She enjoyed singing in the church choir, was an active participant in the Relay for Life, avid bike rider, football and baseball fan, loved to be with her friends and sing karaoke. 

     Surviving is her husband Durk, two children, Adam Loper and Emily (boyfriend, Daniel) Loper, Michelle’s father James Dubay, her mother Sandra (Leon) Gardner, brothers, Christopher Dubay and Jace Dubay, sisters Joelle Sporman and Jamie Dubay.  Michelle was predeceased by her grandmother Edith Mindykowski. 

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, 1503 Kosciuszko Ave., Bay City, MI 48708.  Friends may call at Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and at church on Friday after 9:00 am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the “Wishes of the Family.”

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