Michelle Rolene Rinehart, 75, passed away on Thursday, October 15th, 2020, at her apartment in Van Alstyne, TX. She was born July 2nd, 1945 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Fern Robertson and William Cook. In her earlier years, she graduated from cosmetology school in Des Moines, Iowa. She lived many years in Texas and Oklahoma where she had a career as a lifelong accountant, eventually retiring in the state of Florida. Michelle truly enjoyed the simple pleasures in life; chatting with friends and family, writing letters, and making the most delicious popcorn. Michelle is survived by her sisters; Cindy Payton of Missouri, Kathy Green of Texas, Sue Dillon of Kansas, and brothers; Charles (Beite) Cook of Florida, and Glain Cook of Washington. She is also survived by her two children; Daniel Rinehart of Texas, Tamara Rinehart Shepley of Kansas, and her grandchildren; Ashley Allenbrand of Kansas, Alan Shepley of Kansas, Alexis Shepley of Kansas, and her very first great grandchild, Lucille Allenbrand of Kansas. Family and friends of Michelle are invited to Scoggins Funeral Home, 637 W Van Alystne PKWY, Van Alstyne, TX, on October 24th, 2020, at 10 A.M. to celebrate Michelle’s life.
Published on January 21, 2021