Michelle Diane Golden 41, passed away on Friday morning, June 24th, 2022. She was born at 9 AM Wednesday morning, June 4th 1981, at Long Beach Community Hospital in Long Beach, California. Her Parents are William Henry Golden and Denise Diane Golden.
She grew up in multiple cities within LA county including Lakewood, Bellflower and Huntington Beach. The schools she attended while growing up were, First Baptist Church of Lakewood Elementary School, Calvary Chapel of Downey during her junior and senior high school years.
For College Fullerton Community College, studying anthropology. Later she studied to be a Pharmacy Technician at ABC Adult School. She graduated with honors and was at the top of her class.
She had many talents, she was a skilled artist, trained as an opera singer and could roll her tongue.
Michelle suffered from many medical maladies but you can never tell by looking at her. She always looked lively and lovely day by day. The most traumatic event she experienced was witnessing the passing of her father in 1998. The memory of that event followed her for the rest of her life. She was a renal patient, losing the function of her kidneys due to complications of an hyperparathyroidism, creating too much calcium, which led to blockage of one of her kidneys. She had a successful kidney transplant in 2009. For years she lived with her parents and also her brother before stepping out on her own with David, her fiance since 2005. Her life was full of struggles but she had the ability to take each day as it came. Before her passing she and David recommitted their lives to following Jesus.
Michelle is preceded in death by her beloved father Bill, brother Brent, Grandmother Lorraine, Aunt Lorraine, her two babies and her sweet cat Emily. She is survived by her mother Denise, step father Kent, brother Timothy, sisters Kimberly, Shannon, Kristin, Stacy and Karen and by her beloved David who was her strength throughout her illness.
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