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Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist
Michelle LeM. Flesher, artist

Michelle LeM. Flesher, a retired Towson artist who had been an art restorer and therapist, died Feb. 14 of heart failure at St. Elizabeth Hall Apartments at Stella Maris in Timonium. She was 87. Born Michelle LeMay in Saginaw, Mich., she moved with her family in 1931 when she was 5 to Nice, France, where she received her education. She studied art and design and earned degrees from the Ecole nationale superieure des Beaux Arts and Les Arts Decoratifs, both in Paris. "Possession of U.S. papers in war-torn France made daily life difficult at best, harrowing at worst," said a son, Robert W. Flesher of Towson. "The expectation of continued existence was never assured." ...