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FEMA Assistance For Families with Unplanned Funeral Expenses. Individuals can apply for assistance for the reimbursement of COVID-19 Funeral Expenses after Jan. 20, 2020.

Michelle Rhoads

Family Service Counselor

Michelle raised her 3 children in Elkhart and recently moved back to the Elkhart area. Michelle is so proud of all of her children's achievements. She is a proud mother of a Lance Corporal who serves in the United States Marine Corps. Michelle is a grandmother of 6 and they are each her pride and joy! She graduated from Elkhart Memorial High School and then went on to receive her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Before Michelle started working at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, she was a Licensed Real Estate Broker and Early Childhood Teacher. Michelle has been with Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens since 2019. She loves being able to serve families and help them with honoring their loved one's life in a dignified and personalized way. Michelle enjoys being able to work with Funeral Director's all throughout the area and assisting the families in their burial options. She's currently an Auxiliary Member of the VFW Post 88 in Elkhart, IN. While Michelle is away from work, she enjoys relaxing at the lake, cheering on Notre Dame Football, and watching live music.