Thursday, December 18, 2014



Michelle Morrissey, 29, Ottawa, Kan., died Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Cremation is planned. Memorial services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at Community Foursquare Church, Ottawa. Family members plan to meet with friends following the memorial service. Inurnment is set for Fairview Cemetery, Mildred, Kan.

Michelle was born Wednesday, July 20, 1983, in Shawnee, Kan. She was the daughter of Michael R. and Kathy (Shaw) Morrissey Sr.

Michelle was a lifelong Ottawa resident.

She attended Ottawa High School with the class of 2002.

Michelle attended the Community Foursquare Church in Ottawa.

Survivors include her common-law husband, Jeremy Ward, Ottawa; three children, Destiny, Alexz and Angel Ward; mother, Kathy Gumm and husband, Virgil, Ottawa; father, Michael Morrissey Sr., Amarillo, Texas; sister, Angela Boileau, Ottawa; brothers, Donald Morrissey, Nebraska, Michael R. Morrissey II, Ottawa, and Christopher Thomas, Ottawa; maternal grandmother, Karon Tullo, Bella Vista, Ark.; three step-sisters, Michelle, Anita and Jessica Gumm, Topeka; and step-brother, Michael Gumm, Topeka; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Memorial Acct. F.B.O. Michelle Morrissey Memorial Fund through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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