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James Shannon

James Michael "Mike" Shannon

Friday, August 11th, 1939 - Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

James Michael “Mike” Shannon, 79, of Atchison KS died Thursday, May 2, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Trinity Lutheran School Grant Fund and may be send in care of the funeral home. Words of sympathy and remembrances may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.

Mike was born on August 11, 1939 in Kansas City, MO the son of Gail L. and Mable (Torkelson) Shannon. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1957. Mike served in the United States Air Force. Mike studied computer programming at the NEKS –VoTechnical School. He worked as a master scheduler for Rockwell International, Atchison Casting and Bradken, retiring after 35 years in 1994. Mike was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church where he served in the Stephen’s Ministry and helped computerize the membership roster. He was also a member of the VFW Post # 1175, Adult Bible Class, and the Riverbend Promenaders. Mike enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking, genealogy, square dancing and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

He was married to Nancy Scott-Bissell on Dec. 21, 1991. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include four children, including Brian (Jennifer) Bissell, Lancaster, KS, two brothers; Raymond (Wanda) Shannon, Iola, KS and Gary (June) Shannon, Olympia, WA, a sister Dianna (Larry) Sextro, Horton, KS and numerous grandchildren including; Erika (Reagen) Kinzer, Nathan Bissell, and Madison Bissell, and several great grandchildren including; Carlee, Bo, and Conner Kinzer.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    603 N. 8th St.
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    603 N. 8th St.
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Robert Ziegler
  • Interment

    Location
    Lancaster Cemetery
    Address
    286th Rd. and Hwy 73
    LANCASTER, KS 66041
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