About Michelle

I grew up in Osceola, WI, raised by my amazing parents, Tom and Angela, with my older brother Brian and older sister Heidi. After graduating from Osceola High in 2004; I attended UW-Stout and earned my Business degree and minor in Property Management. In 2008, I moved to the Twin Cities and worked for The Hartford for 4 years. Last spring, I was offered a Property Management job in Eau Claire and moved to Chetek with Derek. I couldn't be happier to have found Derek and I'm so excited to spend the rest of my life with him!   

About Derek

Derek grew up in Menomonie, WI, raised by his great parents Terry and Ruth, with his older sister Mandy. After graduating from Menomonie High in 2001; he attended CTVC for Electrical Power Distribution. After earning his degree he started his career with Xcel Energy. Over the years, he has moved all over the state, he is now working out of the Rice Lake shop as a Lineman. Derek has been a great boyfriend and will be an amazing husband! 

How we met

Derek and I met November 25, 2006 in Menomonie through mutual friends. After years of being friends, we started dating the summer of 2009. With trust and our love for each other, we made our long distance relationship last for three years before moving in together in 2012.   

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