Nov. 30, 2018 – Hartford, WI – Michelle Ann Radish (nee Schwalbe) age 47 of New Berlin, Wisconsin went to Heaven on Monday, November 26, 2018.
Michelle was born July 13, 1971 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hartford, WI to Charles and Mary Ann (nee O’Connor) Schwalbe. She attended Rossman Elementary, graduated from St. Kilian Catholic School in 1985 and graduated from Hartford Union High School in 1989. Michelle graduated from Ottawa University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She worked for many years as a legal secretary.
Michelle married Andrew Radish on September 13, 1997 at St Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in West Allis.
Michelle loved to cook, read, garden, decorate, nature walks, taking family field trips and just spending time with her family. Her children were her pride and joy. She was an unbelievably strong warrior who fought long and hard to stay with her family. God had the final decision and called her home. Mommy enjoy your new life in Heaven. No More illness and no more pain. We will love you and miss you forever.
Michelle is survived by her best friend and love of her life, Andrew Radish; loving children, Joseph, Nicholas, Maria, Benjamin, and Luke Radish; her devoted father, Charles; twin brother, Christopher Schwalbe; dear aunts, Patricia O’Connor, Carolyn Scheerer, Jeanne Marie Schwalbe, Diane Brose, and Gale (David) Guenterberg; mother-in-law, Janet Radish; and brothers-in-law, Matthew (Judith) Radish, Thomas (Kathryn) Radish, and James (Maureen) Radish. She is further survived by several loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Michelle was preceded in death and will be greeted in Heaven by her beloved mother, Mary Ann Schwalbe and other relatives.
Mass of Christian Burial for Michelle will be celebrated on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Apostles Catholic Church (16000 W. National Ave. New Berlin, WI 53151) with Fr. Donald Thimm presiding. Family will greet relatives and friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Private family interment in St. Kilian Catholic Church Cemetery, Hartford.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.
The Radish family would like to thank all those who have helped us during this difficult time. May God bless you all.