Obituaries

Obituaries

Michael Andrew Medlen 1954 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Michael Andrew Medlen, 53, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Medlen died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Aug. 6, 1954, in Lawrence, the son of William A. Medlen and Anadell Hagerty Medlen Potts. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1972 and later from Topeka Vocational Technical School. Mr. Medlen was system programmer with Systronics Inc. in Olathe for the past six years and previously worked at Topeka Unified School District 501 for more than 22 years. He was a member of Fraternal Order of the Eagles Mount Oread Aerie 309 in Lawrence.He married Cheryl Routh on Nov. 18, 1974, in Baldwin City. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Stacy, Lawrence; two sons, Bill M. and Chris D., both of Lawrence; his mother, Anadell Potts, Leavenworth; his father and stepmother, William M. and Dorothy, Lawrence; two sisters, Roxanne, Pine, Colo., and Nancy Fay, Austin, Texas; two stepbrothers; three stepsisters; and a grandson.The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Lawrence U.S. Bowling Congress Youth Bowling, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Medlen.