Update: DTE will be covering the costs of the funeral. With this in mind, the money that has been donated will be given directly to the family to help cover costs and expenses for their grieving time, moving out of the family home to avoid constant reminders and PTSD, etc,.
Thank you so much to everyone who has donated it meant more to the family than you could ever know.
Hi, my name is Elizabeth and as surreal as this sounds I am creating this GoFundMe to raise funds to cover my step-sister Elizabeth’s death.
Earlier tonight, some pretty bad storms rolled through Monroe and it resulted in a power line falling down behind their house. Elizabeth and her friend were outside walking and thought they smelt a bonfire; she reached down to grab what she thought was a stick but was part of the down line. Due to the water and the down active line, she was electrocuted to death. When paramedics arrived on scene they did the best they could to prevent this but the situation was already too far out of control.
Elizabeth was 14; we were a little over three years apart in age - and she always got on my nerves because of it, but she was the sweetest, most kind hearted soul I ever met. She loved everyone and had the worlds biggest heart. Last December, my grandpa passed away and even though she hadn’t had anything to do with him or me in so long she showed up. Ever since then she’s texted me multiple times a week just to make sure I was okay.
This is an event that my family and I could have never predicted being in ever in a million years. The goal to be raised will cover the funeral and the burial/cremation arrangements all depending on what her mother and father decide they would like done.
If you can’t donate, a share and a prayer would go a long way. Thank you so much in advance.