LENEXA, Kan. — Michael John Sullivan, 84, of Lenexa, Kan., passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo.
Michael was born in Columbus, Ohio, on Dec. 24, 1924, and was a longtime resident of Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was employed by the city of Mount Vernon for 30 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Balo Sullivan; his daughter, Carol (Donald) Skaja of Overland Park, Kan.; his son, Mark (Sondra Ray) Sullivan of Nashville, Tenn.; his daughter-in-law, Susan Sipos of Philadelphia, Pa.; and his granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth (Mary Beth) Skaja.
A memorial service will be held at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St., Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, 9221 Ward Parkway Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64114; or online at www.kansascityhospice.org.
Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Chapel (913) 451-1860. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnewcomers.com.