Obituary: Michelle Bienvenue


A memorial service will be held at a later date in Quebec, Canada, for Michelle Bienvenue, 54, of Davenport. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ms. Bienvenue died Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at her home.

Michelle Bienvenue was born May 25, 1965, in Quebec, the daughter of Jacques Bienvenue and Ginette Edmond.

She married Jocelyn Jacob on June 11, 2005, in Quebec.

She worked as a special educator, helping people with difficult health and learning issues. She had worked in Montreal, Norway, the Republic of Guinea in Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the United States.

Survivors include her husband; her mother; a brother, Jacques Bienvenue; a niece, Marie-Pierre Gagnon Bienvenue; a nephew, Stephan Thibault; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, France Bienvenue.

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