Michelle Anne “Shelly” Lubinski, 49, died peacefully at home in Soudan, MN, on February 20, 2023 following an illness. Shelly was born on June 8, 1973 in Forest Lake, MN, to Gerald and Barbara (Babcock) Lubinski. Her school years were spent in Biwabik and Aurora and in 2006 she received her AA from Mesabi Community College in Virginia, MN.
Shelly is survived by sons: Jace Chilcott and Isaac Archambeau; mother: Barb Paquette; brother: Kevin; sisters: Linda, and Debra (Ron) Muth; maternal grandmother: Gerry; special niece: Aurora; longtime boyfriend: Robert “Bobby” Hujanen; siblings of the heart: Rhonda and Norm; numerous extended family and many lifelong friends.
She was preceded in death by her father and three grandparents
In recent years, Shelly developed a love for traveling, snowmobiling, and gardening. She also enjoyed the companionship of her cats, Smokey and Nifty. Shelly will be remembered for her fierce independence, adventurous spirit, and wonderful sense of humor.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date
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