Michele Leigh Maschek Burgess

April 18, 1968 - July 30, 2013

Michele Leigh Maschek Burgess of Lakewood Village, Texas, lost her battle with cancer on July 30, 2013, at the age of 45. Michele was born April 18, 1968 in Abilene, Texas, to Johnnie and Jamie Maschek. She grew up in Dallas where she attended Hillcrest and W T White High Schools. She then attended Texas Tech University. Michele worked in the mortgage industry and later in sales.

She is survived by her husband, Jason (Jake) Burgess of Lakewood Village, Texas; parents, Jamie Maschek of Plano, Texas and Johnnie and Janet Maschek of Grand Prairie, Texas; brothers, Alan, Todd, and John Maschek; cousin, Tony Lucus of Denton, Texas; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. The graveside service will be private. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org or Operation Kindness, www.operationkindness.org.

 

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I saw this beautiful picture in the newspaper and recognized Michele immediately as she resembles her Mother Jamie. Jamie was my dear pledge sister who I think about so often, and I am so sad to hear Michele has passed. What a beautiful daughter Jamie was blessed with. Jamie, God bless you and your family. Michele McGuire DiGiacomo, August 3, 2013 Michele was a beautiful soul! She would make you laugh to put a smile on your face, and give you a hug when you felt sad. Most of all she was a great person. May you dance with the angels in heaven my dear friend. Rosanna Greene, August 2, 2013 I am so saddened by this loss of my friend. Michele was such a sweet and loving soul, and I feel so blessed to have been friends with her. May God bless and watch over her family, who I know she loved so dearly. My prayers are with them and with all who loved her. I will miss her dearly. amy bines, August 1, 2013