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Obituaries

Obituaries

Michael Lee Sparks 1949 - 2010 Tonganoxie

Tonganoxie — A graveside service for Michael Lee Sparks, 60, Tonganoxie, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mr. Sparks died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Kansas University Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Francis Patrick and Ellen Mills Sparks. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam era and stationed in Korea. He worked as a bank auditor for Laredo National Bank, Laredo, Texas, and Security National Bank, Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Tonganoxie.
Survivors include his mother, Ellen Harbaugh, a son, Michael Jr., and a daughter, Heather DeMaranville, all of Tonganoxie; two brothers, Richard, Kansas City, Kan., and Pat, Tonganoxie; three sisters, Ellen Wyrick, Leavenworth, Donna Sparks, Lansing, and Kerry Martinez, Kansas City, Kan.; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
The family suggests memorials to the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9271, care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh.com.