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Karlyn “Koggi” Sullivan 1936 - 2018

POSTED March 10, 2018 12:25 p.m.

Karlyn “Koggi” Sullivan 1936 - 2018

GREAT BEND — Karlyn “Koggi” Sullivan, 82, peacefully passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Cherry Village Care Home in Great Bend. She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Hays, the daughter of Carl and Lillian (Anderson) Hickey. She was united in marriage to Russell Dale Sullivan on July 29, 1954, in Duncan, Okla. He preceded her in death July 11, 1990.

Karlyn was a lifetime Great Bend resident. She was a lifetime member of the PTA. She was an avid sports fan and loved animals. Her grandkids loved to call her “Koggi” and she loved being with her grandkids.

Survivors include her daughters, Kim Shelton and her husband William of Dallas, Texas, Kelli Bayless Cummings, and Kayci Harris and her husband Bob, all of Great Bend; grandchildren Austin Shelton (Tracy), Amy (Evan) Symank, Chris (Devyn) Shelton, Tyler Shelton, Logan (Lakin) Bayless, Wyatt Bayless (Kenzie), Dane (Anna) Harris, Matthew Harris and Rachel Harris; great-grandchildren Scarlett, Archer, Ethan, Alex, Sophia, Owen and Elliott. She was preceded in death by brother Jeffrey Hickey.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, with Rev Dale McKinney officiating. Visitation will be 1-9:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, with family present 6-8 p.m. to greet friends, all at Bryant Funeral Home. Interment will be at Great Bend Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with the St Jude Children Hospital or the Golden Belt Humane Society, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 11, 2018

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