Michele was born September 4, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska to Theodore and Agnes Black. She was educated in the Omaha Public School system. Attending Howard Kennedy and Monmouth Park Elementary, McMillan Junior High, and Central High School.
Growing up Michele was very active in Girl Scouts. When it came to selling those Girl Scout cookies Michele was not to be denied! Michele was an outstanding pianist. Competing on the State level, she earned several recognitions of Superior performance.
After graduating high school, Michele enrolled at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE., graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Between summer semesters of college, Michele's passion for accounting and finance landed her a position at Clair Methodist Church on 25th and Evans Street. Accounting was only one of her duties while there. Co-workers admired her cheery spirit.
Following graduating from college, Michele began working for Wesley House, in the accounting and finance department. She was known to be very precise. She was that person who was consistent and could always be counted and depended on.
Clair Memorial United Methodist Church played a major part in Michele's life. She was a member of the Youth Choir, the Joyful Sounds Choir, and the United Methodist Women's Department where she was the treasurer of the Local unit. She was also a very active member of the United Methodist Women's Progressive Circle.
Michele was a very eclectic person and a passionate reader. She loved fixing and repairing things and TV shows that focused on home renovations.
After being diagnosed with kidney failure she began dialysis. Though dealing with kidney failure and other health issues, she never allowed it to quench her spirit of love for life and the people she knew.
On May 22, 2023 Michele left her earthly life to reunite in heaven with her parents, Theodore and Agnes Black. She leaves behind her loving brother Alan T. Black, closest friend Rita Buckley, God-daughter Michele Relford, her legacy and love with a host of uncles, cousins and friends, that all meant the world to her.