HOISINGTON — Mary K. Mickle, 76, of Hoisington passed away Monday morning, Jan. 2, 2017 at the Sterling Presbyterian Manor.
Mary was born March 26, 1940 at Larned, the daughter of Hugh and Ruby (Eckhoff) McDonald. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wesley School of Nursing in Wichita.
She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years at various places in the area, including Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend, Russell Regional Hospital and retired after working many years at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She has been a Hoisington resident since 1976. Mary had a passion for photography, and loved nature and all types of artwork.
Mary is survived by her life partner of 26 years, John Habiger, Bushton; two sons, Jim (and his wife, Cindy) Mickle, Hoisington; and John (and his wife, Jennifer) Mickle, Hoisington; a daughter, Mary Ann (and her husband, Gilbert) Aguilera, Chase; 17 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Kathleen (and her husband, Lloyd) Bolson, Brighton, Colo.; and Donna Mitchell, Salt Lake City, Utah; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Steve Mickle on Sept. 16, 1995 and two brothers, Leslie and Scott McDonald.
Cremation has been chosen. Memorial Services will be conducted by the family at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the First Street Church of God in Hoisington with Pastor Dick Ogle officiating. Inurnment will take place in the Hoisington Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations are designated to the First Street Church of God, Hoisington, Kansas. Online condolences may be left for the family and a complete obituary may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/locations/great-bend.php.
Funeral arrangements provided by Charter Funeral Home
2115 Washington St
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Jan. 3, 2016