Melissa L. Wilsens
Melissa Leigh Wilsens, 28, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and formerly of Traverse City, found peace Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 in Milwaukee.
Melissa was born on Saturday, June 8, 1991 in Traverse City the daughter of Joey (Pruski) and Paul Wilsens. Melissa was a graduate of West Senior High School.
She is survived by her mama, Joey Sandstedt; and by her brother, Christopher Wilsens. She is also survived by her grandmother, Mary Wilsens; her fiancé, Justin Kram; and by aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends, not only in Traverse City but also in Milwaukee.
She was preceded in death by her dad, Paul Wilsens; her grandparents, Kenneth and Florence Pruski and Leonard Wilsens.
A time to celebrate Melissa's life will take place from 2 until 6 p.m., with a time of sharing at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
Melissa may be remembered by a contribution in her name to Addiction Treatment Services, 1010 S. Garfield Ave., Traverse City, MI 49686 or online at; or to Third Level Crisis Suicide Prevention, 3875 Veterans Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684 or online at
Please share your favorite memories of Melissa with her family by visiting her online tribute page at
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on December 1, 2019


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steve robinson
Dec 01, 2019
Sorry for your loss . Enjoyed coaching Melissa in basketball.
Janet Ruggles
Dec 01, 2019
I’m so very sorry and saddened to hear this news about Melissa. Love and hugs and strength for you all.