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“Michelle was a great co-worker and friend that will be missed. Memories with Michelle include Put In Bay outings, and visits to the Blue Goose Inn,...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: David Hoppe - Ferndale, MI

“I had the pleasure of working with Michelle over many years at Deloitte. But my fondest memory is when we were out of town at a training together...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Suzanne Bates - Royal Oak, MI

“Despite her illness, Michelle lived life to the fullest. She was enthusiastic, fun, caring, and a good friend. She built a great team at Deloitte...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Boyce - Farmington Hills, MI

“About the nicest person you could ever know. So sad to hear of her passing. We will always remember her kind and warm smile. Celebrate the good...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Joe & Linda Versical - MI

“I had the great pleasure of working with Michelle at Deloitte. This is such a great picture of Michelle. This is EXACTLY how I will always remember...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Wayne Nunez - Coworker

“The Breeman family send their thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for her passing. Please know that she was very loved by all who knew her. She...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Diane Breeman - Grand Rapids, MI

“I had the pleasure of working with Michelle over the last nine years. She had such an amazing attitude and kind personality. She will be greatly...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Tara Cole - Novi, MI - Coworker

“We never met Michelle but heard what a wonderful person she is from our son Erik. So sorry for you loss Jared, Julie, Frank, Oatis and family. We...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Ron & Kathy Renfer - Bay City, MI

“Michelle was an amazing person. She always had a smile on her face, and really knew how to brighten a room. Working with her was a pleasure, and...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Joe Robach - Novi, MI - Coworker

“Michelle,I will miss you my friend. I will miss your smile and laughter. I will cherished the times we spent at Deloitte in the Detroit Multistate...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Ying Lee - Cincinnati, OH

“Michelle facilitated a training that I attended for work in 2014. She helped me with my fear of public speaking. She was so kind, gentle and ready to...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Angela Van Gilder - Houston, TX

“My condolences. I worked with Michelle at Deloitte and absolutely adored her. Michelle was great at connecting people and our calls always went way...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Elil Arasu - Fairfax, VA

“It was good working with Michelle and the way she made me strong in work was incredible. I miss you Michelle. May God make you rest in peace. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Raj Meda - Hyderabad India

“I hired Michelle into the multistate group at Deloitte many years ago and she turned out to be the amazing person I expected her to be. She recently...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Carolyn Andrews - Grand Rapids, MI

“Michelle will be remembered as a great light. I worked closely with Michelle on and off for almost 15 years and found her to have an amazing...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Edward Kenawell - Pittsburgh, PA

“Michelle was just a wonderful/sweet/thoughtful person to work with and share thoughts both personal and business with. She will be missed terribly...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Bolam - Sterling Heights, MI

“There was not a single person I spent more time with in high school then Michelle. Though we knew each other through grade school, it was through...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Teresa Harmon - Cincinnati, OH

“Michelle was the bright light at all our Florida family Christmas celebrations. Her laughter was infectious! Michelle loved and cuddled all the...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: D'Arcie Kisner - North Fort Myers, FL

“What a beautiful difference one single life made. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen Mutter - Port Saint Lucie, FL

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Michelle DeSchryver Oatley, age 38 of Saint Clair Shores, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born May 12, 1979 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan to Julie Ann (nee: Greiner) and the late Thomas Edward DeSchryver,

Michelle was a graduate of the Class of 1997 from Regina High School in Harper Woods. She went on to further her education at Michigan State University, where she graduated with her Masters Degree in Accounting. After graduation, she joined the Deloitte Multistate practice. As a senior manager she created and lead Deloitte's National Multistate Nonprofit tax practice. During her time at Deloitte, Michelle counseled and mentored countless colleagues. No matter how busy she was, she would drop everything to help out a member of her team, whether it was personal or work related. She had an infectious laugh and warm, giving spirit that everyone she worked with will remember.

Jared Oatley surprised and proposed to Michelle in Venice, Italy, after she completed a working assignment in India. They married August 10, 2010 at Shanty Creek in Bellaire, Michigan. Michelle and Jared were fortunate to be able to travel to many places in the world and especially loved the times spent in New Orleans and Key West. When not working, Michelle had many hobbies and interests. She enjoyed live music, fishing, golfing, gardening and being curled up with a good book.

Michelle is survived by her devoted and loving husband Jared Oatley and her beloved mother Julie DeSchryver. She will be sadly missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, Jared's family, and her nephews Cecil, Josiah and Jack. Michelle will be remembered by her friends for her smile, giggle and warm heart.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 7, 2017 10:00 am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 22412 Overlake, St. Clair Shores. The family will receive friends at church after 9:30 am at church.

A luncheon will be held at Lakeland Banquet and Event Center following the mass, 21801 E. 9 Mile Road, St. Clair Shores.

Memorial donations may be made to: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Eye Melanoma Research Fund - Dr Sato in honor of Michelle DeSchryver Oatley.

Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road) in Warren.

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